12 January 2011

Libraries And Academics


The above is a screen copy of a post,

gyges says:
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January 12, 2011 at 12:05 pm

“…and that means they can search the chemical literature, which they can do in pretty well any public library.”

This statement is simply not true. Not in the UK at any rate. Try doing a literature search without access to your university account and access to Chem abs and you’ll see what I mean.

... that I left at the end of a note called, "Is David Nichols just a wee bit disingenuous?".

The article is of interest to those following the world of designer drugs.

But my comment refers to the usual gripe; that is, the vast number of people do not have access to academic literature.

Literature based on research funded by their taxes.

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