If you are looking for articles from Newspapers or other types of materials, search the box above and then turn OFF the "articles" filter at the top left and select other format filters to focus your search as you'd like.
If you are trying to locate Magazine (popular level) articles, you may prefer to search Academic Search Complete which, while it is a much smaller database, is far easier to search for magazine level material.
Open access is a simple concept though not so simple to implement. Open access refers to scholarly literature that is freely available online. For a more complete discussions of this important trend, see: