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Stockholms Stadsbibliotek, Stockholm, Sweden, May 28, 2009 | © Courtesy of Bruno Vanbesien/Flickr. 0

Elsevier Gets Blocked in Sweden After it Legally Requires Internet Providers to Make Sci-Hub Locally Inaccessible

Even though Elsevier, which had failed to sign journal subscription contracts with Swedish university libraries over their demands for Open Access, has won a battle against Sci-Hub, an illegal platform for sharing scientific articles, in local courts in Sweden, Bahnhof, a local internet service provider, both complied with the injunction not to offer access to pirated content and effectively counter-blocks local attempts at browsing the websites of Elsevier and the Swedish court.

Ronald Tutor Campus Center, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, California, USA, September 19, 2015 | © Courtesy of Ken Lund/Flickr. 0

Despite the Non-Profit Push for Gold Open Access, Publishers’ Transition to Open Science Involves Reservations

Vested interests and insufficient sustainability may slow the international progress toward Gold Open Access, as a standard for the publication of scientific articles, despite philanthropic funding, even though in the European Union policy-based mandates...

20140417, April 17, 2014 | © Courtesy of foam/Flickr. 0

Preprints and Retrieval Tools Help Implode the Distinction between Open Access and Subscription-Based Journals

As the growing availability of the self-archived and preprint versions of articles published in paywall-protected journals widens the gray zone between subscription-based and Open Access publishing models, the scientific journal publishing market undergoes a...