From the Uruguay coda by Jorge Gemetto and Mariana Fossatti:
From the chapter on Brazilian universities by Pedro Mizukami and Jhessica Rheia:
It’s possible that the hamster reference in the subtitle of Alek Tarkowski and Mirek Filiciak’s chapter on Polish universities takes a little too long to pay off. I accept responsibility. The explanation is that Polish access to educational materials has been divided primarily between a state-supported research, publishing, and library ecosystem and a large, legally-contested P2P service called ‘Chomikuj’ or Hamster. From their chapter.
From the chapter on South Africa by Eve Gray and Laura Czerniewicz:
From Evelin Heidel’s chapter on Argentine shadow libraries.
I’m happy to announce the publication of Shadow Libraries: Access to Knowledge in Global Higher Education (MIT 2018). It is, in many respects, a sequel to 2011’s Media Piracy in Emerging Economies and involves many of the same researchers. It’s also available for free under a CC license. From the intro: