Supporting Sci-Hub vs. Explaining Sci-Hub

« Association of American Publishers complains about Cal State librarian who studies popularity of pirated scientific papers. Cal State defends its librarian.

Gabriel J. Gardner is a librarian at California State University at Long Beach. He studies, among other things, the reasons that some scholars — even those with access to scientific journals for which their colleges and universities have paid for subscriptions — prefer shared papers, even when those papers have been pirated in violation of copyright laws. (…) »