Why not? Why couldn’t they put their articles on their own sites or even those of the libraries of their institutions where others might read and evaluate them? annotate them? argue over all the fine points?

This is also an interesting use case where scare quotes should be placed around simply because it actually could be that simple…


They cannot simply put this article online on their blog: to be recognised as research work, it must be published in a respectable peer-reviewed journal. 1


links: academic publishing academic samizdat libraries archives

  • broader terms (BT):
  • narrower terms (NT):
  • related terms (RT): IndieWeb
  • used for (UF) or aliases:

connected ideas:


  1. [[An Interview With Sci-Hub’s Alexandra Elbakyan on the Delhi HC Case]] https://hypothes.is/a/cYlG8ne3Eeu4oKe_fZN85g↩︎


February 25, 2021