Tag Archives: Open Access

Scholarly Piracy: And what Libraries could/should be doing about it

Here are the slides from my recent presentation for the Ontario Library Association’s Education Institute. A recording of the presentation can also be found here. (Juicier stuff is closer to the end of the presentation) Advertisements

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Web of Science, Scopus, and Open Access: What they are doing right and what they are doing wrong

Almost a year ago now Web of Science (WoS) launched their open access search filter and indicator. This is a pretty important addition and, as you can see below, it allows the searcher to access the full-text of an open … Continue reading

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The Library Genesis project: The easiest way to find full-text articles online (illegally)?

I’ve always liked the idea of the “copy request” button as a way of getting free full-text articles from the authors of those articles. Stevan Harnad explains it:

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