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The Hubbub About Sci-Hub: Who's the real pirate?

May 4, 2016

Tags: Sci-Hub, open access, Elsevier, pirated papers

Updated 7-11-17, 4-13-17. Welcome to Sci-Hub, the Pirate Bay of science. "A researcher in Russia [ Alexandra Elbakyan} made more than 48 million journal articles -- almost every single peer-reviewed paper ever published -- freely available online. And she refused to shut the site down, despite a court injunction and a lawsuit from Elsevier, one of the world's biggest (more…)