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The first pirate website for academic peer review research papers

The first pirate website in the world to provide mass and public access to tens of millions of research papers.

A research paper is a special publication written by scientists to be read by other researchers. 174 more words


Small Open Access Week events for small academic libraries

Hosting Open Access Week events is a targeted approach to raising awareness of the Open Access movement — an initiative helping to keep academic libraries relevant in today’s Google age. 1,502 more words

Academic Libraries

What does it mean for academic papers to be available freely?

To me? A great deal. In December I started to work in independent practice and in December, for the first time in  many years I lost the ability to access freely academic journals. 642 more words


Fastcase sues Casemaker over copyright claim to Georgia State Rules & Regs

In response to a takedown notice issued by Lawriter (dba Casemaker), Fastcase is seeking a declaratory judgement and injunctive relief in US District Court so that it can continue to publish the Georgia Administrative Rules and Regulations for the Company’s 800,000 member subscription base, including, interestingly enough, members of the Georgia state bar. 38 more words

Publishing Industry

Access for you, and access for you, and access for you...

On September 5th, 2011, Alexandra Elbakyan, a researcher from Kazakhstan, created Sci-Hub, a website that bypasses journal paywalls, illegally providing access to nearly every scientific paper ever published immediately to anyone who wants it. 136 more words


‘I think deeply about things and want others to do likewise’

Event Recap: The Internet’s Own Boy screening

By Maria Kaffa

The 5th of February marked the launch of the DHS event series. The Society hosted a screening of… 509 more words

Aaron Swartz