Forum: What do you think of sci-hub?
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7 weeks ago by
cduukj0
cduukj0 wrote:

What do you think of sci-hub?

https://idn.sci-hub.ltd/

I think it's worth our use, but some people think it's unethical

It allows you to easily access paid literature from major journals

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 6 weeks ago by lakhujanivijay4.7k • written 7 weeks ago by cduukj0

An earlier discussion about this: The ethics of sci-hub

ADD REPLYlink written 6 weeks ago by WouterDeCoster42k

I think all the manuscript should be submitted to bioRxiv, arXiv or reseaRchgate. Meanwhile, I hope we can have a uniform platform to submit the preprint manuscripts rather than different platforms, like bioRxiv, arXiv etc.

ADD REPLYlink modified 6 weeks ago • written 6 weeks ago by Shicheng Guo8.0k
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6 weeks ago by
Devon Ryan94k
Freiburg, Germany
Devon Ryan94k wrote:

The current system of paywalling publications is what's actually unethical. Use of sci-hub is ethically fine.

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6 weeks ago by
Joe16k
United Kingdom
Joe16k wrote:

Is it useful and good?

Yep.

Is it unethical?.

Probably not, their reasons are just.

Is it illegal?

You betcha.

ADD COMMENTlink modified 6 weeks ago • written 6 weeks ago by Joe16k
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6 weeks ago by
lakhujanivijay4.7k
India
lakhujanivijay4.7k wrote:

Looks like almost everyone across the world us using scihub

scihub

Source : Who's downloading pirated papers? Everyone

ADD COMMENTlink written 6 weeks ago by lakhujanivijay4.7k
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