Talk:2025: Peer Review

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The title text seems to refer to this tweet from Dr. Holly Witteman, which have since made popular by reddit (/r/YouShouldKnow and /r/lifehacks) Colonelheero (talk) 15:19, 27 July 2018 (UTC)

I can't tell you how many times I was curious about something and had to abandon the quest because the only info I could find was in a journal article and I felt like knowing wasn't worth the cost. Kestrel (talk) 16:38, 27 July 2018 (UTC)

Then there are sites like ResearchGate, where it is encouraged to post supplementary material but you can often find full articles, and you can ask authors for full text (unfortunately often with poor results - sending email would be better, if it is still valid). There are also open-access journals. And there is Sci-Hub. --JakubNarebski (talk) 20:49, 27 July 2018 (UTC)

This site just published a great review of mainstream websites that provide vast swathes of research papers for free: 11:45, 28 July 2018 (UTC)

It isn't valid to say people aren't paid to do research. They aren't paid to publish the research, but even graduate assistants do get some pay for their work. Nitpicking (talk) 18:51, 25 July 2022 (UTC)