Posts tagged "Open Access"

This Library of Academic Papers Lives in Kazakhstan

Piracy? Or progress?

Alexandra Elbakyan is plundering the academic publishing establishment
[Sci-Hub has been] transforming it into the largest Open Access academic resource in the world. In just six years of existence, Sci-Hub had become a juggernaut: the 64.5 million papers it hosted represented two-thirds of all published research, and it was available to anyone.

But as Sci-Hub grew in popularity, academic publishers grew alarmed.”