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PubMed Central contains only free full-text. If you prefer, you can also search in PubMed@UCSF and filter your results to show free full text only.

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Open access refers to freely available peer-reviewed scientific and scholarly articles available on the Web immediately after publication. Authors retain their own copyrights. For more information about open access, visit the Library's Scholarly Publication pages.