ScienceDirect hosts a growing number of open access journals. There are no subscription charges for these journals, and all articles are available to anyone with an internet connection. The majority of Elsevier subscription journals also offer the option for authors to publish individual articles via open access. You can easily find all publications with open access articles on ScienceDirect.
All articles in open access journals which are published by Elsevier have undergone peer review and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.
Elsevier enables subscribers and the general public to have free access to archived material in 108 Elsevier journals. Articles featured in the archives are free for everyone to read and download and are made available after an embargo period.