Who's downloading pirated papers? Everyone | Science | AAAS

peter.suber's bookmarks 2016-04-28

Summary:

"...in increasing numbers, researchers around the world are turning to Sci-Hub, which hosts 50 million papers and counting. Over the 6 months leading up to March, Sci-Hub served up 28 million documents. More than 2.6 million download requests came from Iran, 3.4 million from India, and 4.4 million from China. The papers cover every scientific topic, from obscure physics experiments published decades ago to the latest breakthroughs in biotechnology."

Link:

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/04/whos-downloading-pirated-papers-everyone

From feeds:

Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » peter.suber's bookmarks
Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » lkfitz's bookmarks

Tags:

oa.new oa.sci-hub oa.piracy oa.students oa.pricing oa.publishing oa.publishers oa.south oa.elsevier oa.dois oa.usa oa.litigation oa.universities oa.copyright oa.downloads oa.hei oa.guerrilla

Date tagged:

04/28/2016, 21:22

Date published:

04/28/2016, 11:30