Half of papers searched for online are free to read : Nature News & Comment

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"Almost half of the scholarly papers that people attempt to access online are now freely and legally available, according to a huge study that tracked 100,000 online requests for journal papers in June.

The work, published on 2 August in PeerJ Preprints1, examined reader data from a web-browser extension called Unpaywall, which trawls the Internet to find free-to-read versions of paywalled papers...."




01/16/2019, 08:00

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Date tagged:

01/16/2019, 13:00

Date published:

08/07/2017, 09:00