Home > Anti-Piracy > Site Blocking > The National Publishing Union, an industry group representing more than 700 members in the publishing sector, says that legal action launched in the summer to prevent piracy has been successful. The expedited process at a Paris court targeted more than 200 domains related to Z-Library, all of which… Continue reading French Publishers Win Z-Library Piracy Blocking Order * TorrentFreak
Recently I’ve updated and made a self-standing script for retrieving papers from Libgen and publisher sites. It consists of two parts: resolving code and a huge config that is used for instructing Selenium (it is like a browser without display) how to download papers. This script does not miraculously retrieve papers from behind the paywall,… Continue reading Library and CLI for retrieving papers
By simply copying the doi of any article (i.e., [https://doi.org/](https://doi.org/)…) and passing it as a second argument, the script scrapes [sci-hub.se](https://sci-hub.se) and opens the article in your native pdf viewer. If you have xclip or xsel installed, you can simply copy the doi and only run the script without passing any arguments. You need curl… Continue reading SciHub Scraper in Bash
Not sure if this is the right sub, but it seemed ok. [Here’s the link to the university library’s web page that lets you remove paywalls from other websites.](https://www.lib.uwo.ca/offcampus/remote.html) Some of the websites also need an additional login to access the articles, so [here’s the link to a PDF I made](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Q49uK0GoaPOhBooMxXZ6PWnL9rufhWv6/view?usp=sharing) of the entire website… Continue reading Here are my university’s resources for accessing paywalled articles and journals
Newton’s Third Law
Hey folks! I’m Lance Eaton, a doctoral student at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. My dissertation explores scholars seeking research literature on Sci-Hub, LibGen, and other social media spaces (e.g. r/Scholar on Reddit, #ICanHazPDF on Twitter). With permission fo the Redditors here, I am posting a call for participants in the study here with the… Continue reading Requests for Study Participants on SciHub & the like?
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