Bypassing Interlibrary Loan Via Twitter: An Exploration of #icanhazpdf Requests

Gardner, Carolyn and Gardner, Gabriel Bypassing Interlibrary Loan Via Twitter: An Exploration of #icanhazpdf Requests., 2015 . In ACRL 2015, Portland, Oregon , March 25-28, 2015. [Conference paper]

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English abstract

Through the twitter hashtag #icanhazpdf users bypass libraries and request articles directly from users, often violating copyright agreements. This paper will present an analysis of these requests including country of origin, publishers, and disciplines frequently requested. What do these tweets tell us about the current academic publishing model? And what do they tell us about the usability of document delivery services? The authors will explore implications for library services and open-access publishing models.

English abstract

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Scholarly communication
Subjects: E. Publishing and legal issues.
E. Publishing and legal issues. > ED. Intellectual property: author's rights, ownership, copyright, copyleft, open access.
J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum. > JJ. Document delivery.
J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum. > JK. Interlibrary loans.
Depositing user: Gabriel Gardner
Date deposited: 30 Mar 2015 22:28
Last modified: 07 Apr 2015 01:48


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