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Tag: Alexandra Elbakyan

September 12, 2018
Today, we want to let you know that the documentary Paywall: The Business of Scholarship is now available in both English and Russian. This is a documentary exploring the crisis in scientific journal publication and the excessive fees that some publishers charge to access knowledge. Holding scientific knowledge to ransom Around 70% of scientific publications...
August 28, 2018
Today, we have an interview with Sci-Hub creator Alexandra Elbakyan, who is committed to the free flow of scientific knowledge and is challenging the unfair journal system, which charges outrageous fees to view scientific publications. Hiding scientific knowledge behind paywalls Around 70% of scientific publications are hidden behind paywalls, restricting access to knowledge and progress....
June 27, 2017
A few days ago, at the international exhibition Geek Picnic 2017 in Moscow, LEAF director Elena Milova had the opportunity to talk with the founder of Sci-Hub, Alexandra Elbakyan. The Sci-Hub website is devoted to providing scientists, students, and researchers with free access to scientific publications that would otherwise be locked behind paywalls. In this...