in a coordinated information campaign across the news media, uk university students are warned not to use the website sci-hub to access millions of scientific research articles for free  

reported in: The Independent by Peter Stubley on 20th March 2021 & The BBC by Sean Coughlan on 20th March 2021

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the error bar can only add its substantial weight to this story and nationwide awareness-raising campaign:

to all students around the world: please do NOT use Sci-Hub, a website that collects millions of scientific articles and makes them freely available on the internet, even if lack of funding means that your educational institution can't afford to access the articles, the majority of which have been paid for by rich western education institutions

please share this warning with your colleagues and students. together we can stop Sci-Hub being necessary for the equal access to science worldwide


really, please don't