Meet the Robin Hood of Science

Oxenham, Simon
http://bigthink.com/neurobonkers/a-pirate-bay-for-science

Publisher:  Big Think
Date Written:  14/02/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX18988

The tale of how one researcher has made nearly every scientific paper ever published available for free to anyone, anywhere in the world. On September 5th, 2011, Alexandra Elbakyan, a researcher from Kazakhstan, created Sci-Hub, a website that bypasses journal paywalls, providing access to nearly every scientific paper ever published immediately to anyone who wants it.

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