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Supporting #Sci-Hub vs. Explaining Sci-Hub

Gabriel J. Gardner is a librarian at California State University at Long Beach. He studies, among other things, the reasons that some scholars — even those with access to scientific journals for which their colleges and universities have paid for subscriptions — prefer shared papers, even when those papers have been pirated in violation of copyright laws. 114 more words

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#AlexanderStreetPress joins the #ProQuest family of companies

ANN ARBOR, MI, and ALEXANDRIA, VA – June 22, 2016 – Alexander Street, a leading provider of streaming videos and music as well as award-winning primary source collections to libraries around the world, has joined the ProQuest family of companies. 720 more words

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Sharing #journals freely online

What are all the research journals that anyone can read freely online?  The answer is harder to determine than you might think.  Most research library catalogs can be searched for online serials (here’s… 41 more words

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#ACS (American Chemical Society) supports #OpenAccess goals of #DutchUniversities

 

ACS and Dutch universities aim for 100% open access

The American Chemical Society’s Publications Division (ACS) and VSNU, in its role representing Dutch universities and participating research institutions, have reached an agreement whereby open access publishing arrangements will be a part of the subscription licensing contract between the US-based professional society and the Dutch institutions. 218 more words

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What Do the Authors of Sci-Hub’s Most-Downloaded Articles Think About #Sci-Hub?

Depending on whom you ask, Sci-Hub — the piracy network for academic journals — is either the Robin Hood of academic publishing or a parasite preying upon for-profit publishers. 142 more words

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