slammed with takedown notices from journal publisher Elsevier | VentureBeat | Business | by Jordan Novet 2013-12-07


" wants to help researchers share their scientific papers freely. But at least one publisher of academic journals has more, well, nuanced thoughts on access to the research — and it’s issued requests for thousands of papers to be dropped from the site. The news surfaced in a post on Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week, a blog about open access. In response to Elsevier’s requests, has sent messages to several academics on the site to let them know their papers have been removed. And that’s gotten a lot of people talking on Twitter. In an email to VentureBeat, Richard Price,’s chief executive, told a bit of the backstory."


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Date tagged:

12/07/2013, 17:35

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12/07/2013, 07:29