Elsevier, Unpaywall, and Aries Systems: the accelerating co-opting of the open access concept

Two news items in the past few days highlight the importance of being clear about what we mean when we say Open Access (OA). Elsevier, which now defines itself as a “global information analytics business”, rather than as an academic publisher, has reached an agreement with Impactstory to use Unpaywall to help Scopus users find…