Black market in academic papers is spooking publishers - University World News 2016-05-02


" ... For the last few years, there has been a new player in town. Sci-Hub, a website developed in 2011 by Alexandra Elbakyan, a researcher from Kazakhstan, is a repository for over 48 million papers which continues to grow every day. Elbakyan has been called a modern-day Robin Hood by some. The publishing company Elsevier is currently suing Sci-Hub and Elbakyan in New York for copyright infringement. After Elsevier won a temporary injunction against the site in January, it reopened with a new domain name ..."


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05/02/2016, 09:48

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05/02/2016, 05:48