Several researchers recently “stumbled across” an article indicating the reasonable likelihood that Liberia would be faced with cases of Ebola. Public health officials had not acted on this known likelihood. The question is why.
Despite the increase in open access publishing, public access initiatives like Research4Life, INASP, the UK’s Access2Research pilot, and more are still playing a valuable role in making research publications more widely available, both to researchers outside of the developed world, and to the general public.
Peer-to-peer sharing of scientific articles is common for Indian scientists, a new study reports.
Free scientific journal access programs claims to boost article output in developing countries. A deeper analysis of the data shows otherwise.