Thousands of PhD dissertations by Durham University available on Kindle services following mass scraping of online repository
Scholars have condemned “unlawful” attempts to sell their PhD theses without permission on Amazon’s Kindle service.
This sickening situation has happened to a colleague of a member of the AHRECS team.
Around 2,000 PhD theses – many of which appeared under the authorship of “Durham Philosophy” – had been made available as Kindle e-books, according to Sarah Hughes, vice-chancellor’s research fellow in human geography at Northumbria University.
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