The Elsevier mathematics open archive was available under a fairly permissive licence as of 2013. This licence included the right to redistribute on a non-commercial basis, under certain terms. Later, they quietly changed their licence to explicitly prohibit any right to redistribute.
This is unacceptable --- the mathematical community needs to be certain we have ongoing access to the older literature.
This webpage contains the Elsevier mathematics open archive up to 2009, downloaded in 2013 under the original licence, which included the right to redistribute. If you would like to download these, and in particular if you would like to further redistribute, please do so under the terms of their licence (originally at http://www.elsevier.com/about/open-access/oa-and-elsevier/oa-license-policy#open-archive), included here:
Please use the torrent links if you can, to avoid hammering my server.
Elsevier also provides access to archived material through our Open Archives. These articles are published in a subscription journal and after a journal-specific embargo period, Elsevier enables these articles to become open access.
Once the articles have been made open access, they will have specific user rights defined by a bespoke license tailored for the research environment, detailed below:
Open Archive articles: are protected by copyright and may be used for non-commercial purposes. Users may access, download, copy, display, redistribute, adapt, translate, text mine and data mine the articles provided that:
- They cite the article using an appropriate bibliographic citation (i.e. author(s), journal, article title, volume, issue, page numbers, DOI and the link to the definitive published version on ScienceDirect)
- They maintain the integrity of the article
- They retain copyright notices and links to these terms and conditions so it is clear to other users what can and cannot be done with the article
- They ensure that, for any content in the article that is identified as belonging to a third party, any re-use complies with the copyright policies of that third party
- Any translations, for which a prior translation agreement with Elsevier has not been established, must prominently display the statement: "This is an unofficial translation of an article that appeared in an Elsevier publication. Elsevier has not endorsed this translation."
Use of published articles for commercial purposes is prohibited. Commercial purposes include:
- Copying or downloading articles, or linking to such postings, for further redistribution, sale or licensing, for a fee
- Copying, downloading or posting by a site or service that incorporates advertising with such content
- The inclusion or incorporation of article content in other works or services (other than normal quotations with an appropriate citation) that is then available for sale or licensing, for a fee
- Use of articles or article content (other than normal quotations with appropriate citation) by for-profit organizations for promotional purposes, whether for a fee or otherwise.
- Use for the purposes of monetary reward by means of sale, resale, license, loan, transfer or other form of commercial.
If you would like to host another copy of this index page, and the torrents, you can download webpage-and-torrents-zip, and uzip it anywhere on a webserver.