Shadow libraries and you: Sci-Hub usage and the future of ILL

« The paper « pirating » site Sci-Hub is used all over the world. Is Sci-Hub download traffic affecting usage of interlibrary loan? We use two independent methods to uncover any relationships. What is it about the most requested articles from Sci-Hub that causes users to obtain their research articles via extra-legal means? This paper attempts to answer these questions and more. (…) »

source >, Gardner, GJ, McLaughlin SR, Asher AD, 17 mars 2017