Sci Hub is currently available at:

Sci-Hub Links

How to access SciHub?

Any of the above links should work to access schihub. You can also use Library Genesis ( to access papers.

Are these links up to date?

Yes, we check for the latest Sci Hub links automatically once a minute so these links will definitely be working. Whenever Sci-Hub moves to a new server this page is updated.

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What is SciHub?

Sci.Hub is a site to download reference papers and journal articles for free. Just paste the DOI of the journal article you want, and ScienceHub will fetch the PDF for you for free.
The site provices free access to journal articles and academic journals. If your goal is to access knowledge, these sci-hub mirrors are for you.

What is Library Genesis?

Library Genesis is a so-called “shadow library”, with over five million books and papers. You can find Library Genesis links on this page.
If you are interested in the history of these underground libraries you might find the book “Shadow Libraries” by Joe Karaganis [PDF Link] interesting.

Is Sci Hub blocked in France?

Unfortunately, yes. But there are two ways around it:
1. Use Google DNS as your DNS server.
See the settings here: How to set Google Public DNS
2. Tor. Download it here. Open up Tor Browser and go to any of the scihub links above or this special Tor-only Sci-Hub link: https://scihub22266oqcxt.onion

Is Sci Hub down?

Right now, sci hub seems to be up and running. If you cannot access science hub try some of the alternative links above, like whereisscihub. It’s possible your internet provider is blocking sci-hub, in that case an alternative link might still work.

Is Sci-Hub illegal?

Experts tend to agree that strictly speaking Sci-Hub is illegal, yes. But the items in Sci-Hub are not contraband, they are academic articles. There is no known case of anyone getting a fine or penalty for using Sci-Hub.

What is latest sci hub URL?

The URL to sci hub is always changing, but you can always find the latest sci-hub link at the top of this page.

Has Sci Hub been shut down?

Despite being involved in several high-profile legal cases, Sci-Hub has never been shut down. Sometimes it’s domains get seized, but it always manages to move to a new location. You can see the latest sci-hub links on this page.

Is Sci hub legal in India?

Running Sci-Hub is almost definitely illegal, but using Sci-Hub to download research papers is not technically illegal and has never been policed.

Can Sci hub download books?

Sci-Hub can not download books. But you can try Library Genesis for downloading books.

Is Sci hub legal in Germany?

Sci Hub is not legal in Germany, since it is copyright infringement. There is no known case of German authorities going after anyone for download scientific papers, and there is doubt that they would ever do that. This places Sci-Hub in a legally gray area.

How can I get free articles?

1. Go to Sci-Hub
2. Type in the article’s DOI in the search field
3. The article will be downloaded for free

How do I download SCI hub articles?

1. Go to Sci-Hub
2. Type in the article’s DOI in the search field
3. The article will be downloaded for free

Is B OK org legal?

B OK is no legal.

Who runs SCI Hub?

Sci-Hub was founded by Alexandra Elbakyan in 2011 in response to the high cost of research papers behind paywalls.

How do I access sci hub?

Sci Hub links change a lot, but if you go to the top of this page you can see the latest sci-hub links.

How does SCI Hub works?

Sci-Hub uses a variety of technologies to bypass publishers paywalls and provide access to milloons of research papers.

sci hub tw

sci hub tw is an alternative sci-hub proxy link. It is no longer functional but you can use one of the other links above to access sci hub in 2020.

sci hub se

The Swedish domain used to work to unlock Sci Hub. In October 2020 it no longer works. There are alternative sci-hub links on this page.

where is sci hub

sci hub is currently located at

sci hub hw

HW domain was an old hub sci domain.

where is sci hub now

Sci hub is now located at various changing sci hub proxy links. This is why this site exists, so you can always find the most up-to-date links.

hub sci

hub sci is a misspelling of sci-hub.