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Publications 2016, 4(4), 29; doi:10.3390/publications4040029

A Middle-of-the-Road Proposal amid the Sci-Hub Controversy: Share “Unofficial” Copies of Articles without Embargo, Legally

MLS and MA, Electronic Services Librarian, Bradley University, 1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, IL 61625, USA
Academic Editor: Alan Singleton
Received: 17 August 2016 / Revised: 19 September 2016 / Accepted: 19 September 2016 / Published: 23 September 2016
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This article summarizes the two sides of the Sci-Hub debate, and raises awareness of the rights of journal article authors to post a certain version online that one is legally allowed to share, with no embargo. View Full-Text
Keywords: Sci-Hub; open access; preprint; accepted manuscript; author’s original manuscript Sci-Hub; open access; preprint; accepted manuscript; author’s original manuscript
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. (CC BY 4.0).

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Chen, X. A Middle-of-the-Road Proposal amid the Sci-Hub Controversy: Share “Unofficial” Copies of Articles without Embargo, Legally. Publications 2016, 4, 29.

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