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The Hubbub About Sci-Hub

May 4, 2016

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

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