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Jon Tennant
DO NOT add this as the URL for a bookmark: javascript:location.hostname += '.sci-hub.tw' Which when you click on a paywalled research article, automatically takes you to the version of it. And DO NOT try this, see that it works wonderfully, and share it with others.
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Jon Boyle 10 Jun 18
Ok I won’t...geez!
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Jon Tennant 10 Jun 18
Good. You don't wanna none of this science.
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Jon Boyle 10 Jun 18
Science is only for the elite.
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Jon Tennant 10 Jun 18
I know this is sarcasm, but thankfully exists to account for the overwhelming majority of scientists who still genuinely believe this. Virtually all papers could be OA, but researchers stop that from happening. Because reasons.
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Jon Tennant 10 Jun 18
Replying to @LydiaManiatis @Sci_Hub
Good. Or I'mma gonna sue you for trying to learn.
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Emil T. Bjerglund 10 Jun 18
But is it really only the scientists fault? Journals have researchers write, submit and review papers for free, and then charge significant amounts extra for Open Access. It is certainly a good business model for them. The system is broken in several ways.
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Jon Tennant 10 Jun 18
Replying to @emilbp @BoyleLab and 3 others
You are 100% correct here. But there is almost always a way to make your work OA for free through 'Green OA' or self-archiving. We made this little infographic to help researchers with this :) HT
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Emil T. Bjerglund 10 Jun 18
That is certainly a good resource, thank you :-)
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Jon Tennant 10 Jun 18
Replying to @emilbp @BoyleLab and 3 others
Share it around, print it out and stick it in your department, and even feel free to translate it into another language if you can! :)
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M. Gonzalez-Marquez πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ”¬πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ 10 Jun 18
Replying to @Protohedgehog @Sci_Hub
oh, you and your mind games...πŸ€ͺ
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Jon Tennant 10 Jun 18
Replying to @aeryn_thrace @Sci_Hub
I'm just trying to protect the poor publishers from this piracy that is destryoing their industry. I hear the CEO of Elsevier couldn't even get the Mark IV jet plane he wanted, and had to settle for the Mark III. It doesn't even have Bluetooth...
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paul_abrahams 10 Jun 18
Ho-Ho. Except it’s not true. There are no corporate jets at Elsevier or its parent company.
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Jon Tennant 10 Jun 18
Ahhh, it's a silly south park reference! Have you seen it?
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Glen Wright 11 Jun 18
Replying to @Protohedgehog @Sci_Hub
Wow, that tweet escalated fast!
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Jon Tennant 11 Jun 18
Replying to @MarinePolicy @Sci_Hub
Yeah, that was unexpected, but had the desired impact I guess! Hopefully everyone listened carefully and made sure not to do anything..
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Aditya Jahagirdar 12 Jun 18
, how is this different from theft?
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Jon Tennant 12 Jun 18
Theft involves transfer from one party to another. This is basically copying.
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