Another day, another Elsevier website illegally selling articles

Posted by Paywall Watch on 18 Mar, 2017

(March 2015)

In a post by Dr Ross Mounce, he documents being illegally charged for an open access article and highlights related issues. In part:-


http://www.clinicalmicrobiologyandinfection.com/article/S1198-743X(15)60028-3/abstract

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I couldn’t believe my eyes, so just to make sure they really were still illegally selling this article that shouldn’t be sold, I made another test purchase:


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I heard back from Didier (the corresponding author) yesterday. He does not know why Elsevier are selling his article, nor did he give them permission to.

Source:- http://rossmounce.co.uk/2015/03/07/another-day-another-elsevier-website-illegally-selling-articles/