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“Everyone” downloads #ResearchPapers illegally (Science Magazine can't defend its flawed business model)

Science magazine just published a great piece on the utility of Sci-Hub. Unfortunately, its defense of its own business model is flawed. Should academic research be free? 118 more words

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Who's downloading #PiratedPapers? EVERYONE

In rich and poor countries, researchers turn to the Sci-Hub website. Just as spring arrived last month in Iran, Meysam Rahimi sat down at his university computer and immediately ran into a problem: how to get the scientific papers he needed. 115 more words

Databases

The Rise of #PirateLibraries (Shadowy digital libraries want to hold all the world's knowledge and give it away for free)

All around the world, shadow libraries keep growing, filled with banned materials. But no actual papers trade hands: everything is digital, and the internet-accessible content is not banned for shocking content so much as that modern crime, copyright infringement. 196 more words

Libraries

#SpringerNature Author Academy

Springer Nature’s training module “Author Academy” is now available. Start making the most of this training module which provides all the details related to manuscript or book writing within Springer Nature standards. 30 more words

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The Academic Phrasebank (The University of Manchester)

The Academic Phrasebank is a general resource for academic writers. It aims to provide you with examples of some of the phraseological ‘nuts and bolts’ of writing organised according to the main sections of a research paper or dissertation (see the top menu ). 198 more words

Academic Libraries