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Academic librarians’ reflections on SciHub

I’m finally catching up on the news surrounding SciHub. Here’s a roundup of my favorite reflections from academic librarians so far. The Academic Librarian reminds us that what’s illegal is not necessarily unethical: “There‚Äôs a moral case for arguing that current copyright law is unjust law that creates a form of information apartheid for researchers […]

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All established institutions seek to persist

I don’t often agree with Scholarly Kitchen, but this has a point: “In my view, publishers are making a very, very big mistake in not addressing the interests of librarians about lending rights. Libraries are in the business of lending books and other materials; when publishers hesitate in making e-books available to libraries, librarians naturally […]