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  • Books 6 glternatives A book or a book chapter, either printed or electronic, published or self-published.
  • Articles 4 glternatives An article in a print or electronic journal, magazine, newspaper, blog, other periodical, but not in a book.
  • Other text 12 glternatives Resources that contain text but still are hardly books or articles. Websites, slides, or handwriting are good examples.
  • Video/Audio 0 glternatives Any video, movie, webinar, podcast, voice recording, or anything else other than text.

An glternative, a portmanteau of legal, Google, and alternative, is an open access community-written list of web searches that, in combination, cover all information from a book chapter, paywalled article, other text or video/audio content.

As a contributor, you’ll need to only submit your search phrases—we’ll have them converted into clickable Google links automatically. Simply open an glternative request and reply to it with your list of suggested searches. It’s that easy!