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Non Life Sciences => Geek Speak => Topic started by: syhprum on 13/12/2017 23:25:39

Title: How do I get into Sci-Hup?
Post by: syhprum on 13/12/2017 23:25:39
A wonderful source of otherwise paywalled scientific papers seems to be shut down at the moment, any way in ?
Title: Re: How do I get into Sci-Hup?
Post by: RD on 14/12/2017 05:05:30
A wonderful source of otherwise paywalled scientific papers seems to be shut down at the moment, any way in ?

Even if I could find a way in to Sci-Hub (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sci-Hub), I couldn't post it in this forum ...

Quote from: thenakedscientists
... We are all bound by law, and we cannot host material that contravenes the law. 
This means we cannot, amongst other things, host material that ... constitutes a breach of copyright.
https://archive.fo/mBX7n#selection-1223.0-1225.268
Title: Re: How do I get into Sci-Hup?
Post by: syhprum on 14/12/2017 08:22:08
My apologies for suggesting that you do something illegal
Title: Re: How do I get into Sci-Hup?
Post by: RD on 14/12/2017 08:47:27
They have a Twitter (https://twitter.com/) account.
Title: Re: How do I get into Sci-Hup?
Post by: syhprum on 14/12/2017 16:33:10
Sci-hub.tw gets you in if you are prepared to indulge in illegal activity
Title: Re: How do I get into Sci-Hup?
Post by: tkadm30 on 17/12/2017 22:18:16
You guys should check out unpaywall: https://www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/index.php?topic=71811.0

It's free and a totally legit way to access plenty of scientific papers!
Title: Re: How do I get into Sci-Hup?
Post by: jeffreyH on 18/12/2017 11:59:20
Access to scientific papers may be advisable for professional scientists. The layman will gain no benefit from reading them without background study to enable interpretation.
Title: Re: How do I get into Sci-Hup?
Post by: tkadm30 on 19/12/2017 14:03:27
Access to scientific papers may be advisable for professional scientists. The layman will gain no benefit from reading them without background study to enable interpretation.

I disagree. Free access to open scientific papers is a great way to learn and expand your knowledge.
Title: Re: How do I get into Sci-Hup?
Post by: syhprum on 22/12/2017 21:24:27
Does not seem to work for me I use EDGE and IE11 , tried oracle but did not like it !, quite happy with .tw