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Comment on Six New Vanity Presses — One with an Unbelievable Name by Jeffrey...

The UC Berkeley Library maintains such a list here: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/scholarlycommunication/oa_fees.html

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Comment on Six New Vanity Presses — One with an Unbelievable Name by Morgaine...

Thanks Jeffrey. :-)

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Comment on Hindawi’s Scientific World Journal Loses its Impact Factor by Shawn

Good stuff as usual Jeffrey. A lot of cred to JCR for detecting this and Hindawi for handling it. Unfortunately this type of quid pro quo scheme is probably behind more than a few journals ratings....

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Comment on The Continuing Story of the African Journal of Business Management...

This is really bad news! They must stop collecting money for article publication!

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Comment on List of Publishers by Well, golly gee. « painsthee

[...] legit publisher, it’s one of those “open access” vanity journal things (see list here), and for a publisher wanting to print an essay of mine whose requirements include:  2. [...]

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Comment on Introducing: The Journal of Foreign Anatomy by samir Hachani

“We always thought that anatomy really didn’t vary much from country to country.” You are right but not stupidity and greed !!!!

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Comment on Introducing: The Journal of Foreign Anatomy by Yurii Chinenov

Journal of Foreign Anatomy as opposed to Journal of Domestic Anatomy. I think I just got an idea for a title. I wonder… did they mean forensic anatomy?

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Comment on Introducing: The Journal of Foreign Anatomy by Rob Rittenhouse

Foreign psychology almost makes sense. Almost.

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Comment on Elixir Online Journal by fiza

You will be charged USD50 for each paper. Not free of charge!!! They do not mention this in their website. But once your paper been accepted, they will ask you to make a payment (based in India)

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Comment on Hindawi’s Scientific World Journal Loses its Impact Factor by Jay

It is unfortunate that in this case, the Scientific World Journal is penalized for the wrongdoing of certain editorial member of the Journal who published papers that excessively cited articles from...

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Comment on Why Earn an Impact Factor When You Can Buy One? by Jeffrey Beall

I am having my University’s IT Dept. check that link. Thanks.

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Comment on Cloudy Ethics with Cloud Journals by Peter Matthews

The problem with these new journals is that they offer too much for too little. They are not believable. In reality they do not have enough qualified, experienced reviewers to handle papers in all the...

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Comment on Cloudy Ethics with Cloud Journals by Mohan Bhagwat

I agree with you.. new journals means new…every start up needs time , supports and a good team..cloud journals..a new initiative..for scholars..for developing as well as developed countries whose...

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Comment on Cloudy Ethics with Cloud Journals by Mohan Bhagwat

your deletion of my posts seems so much controversial..every time..its clear that your blog is supported by some publishers as well as supported for USA citizen’s only..you are a person who do not want...

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Comment on Cloudy Ethics with Cloud Journals by Peter Matthews

Dear Mohan, There are many long-established and serious academic journals in India that deserve greater support from inside India, from institutions, contributors, readers, editors, and translators....

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Comment on Cloudy Ethics with Cloud Journals by Peter Matthews

Dear Mohan, Thanks for the links. In one of those articles, the writer mentions that Author Processing Charges: “British universities now pay around £200m a year in subscription fees to journal...

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Comment on And Now, a Proofreading Scam by Matt Hodgkinson

Quelle surprise, it’s based in Lagos, Nigeria: http://whois.domaintools.com/manuscript-proofreading.org

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Comment on And Now, a Proofreading Scam by Peter Matthews

Finding legit editing services in countries like Nigeria is actually not so easy. I have no doubt there are many professional academic editors across Africa, but as part of the publishing ecosystem...

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Comment on Why Earn an Impact Factor When You Can Buy One? by Tonukari Ochuko

I just went through the website of The self-styled Global Institute for Scientific Information (GISI) and I instantly noticed endless irregularities, which made me conclude at a glance that the guys...

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Comment on And Now, a Proofreading Scam by Matt Hodgkinson

AuthorAID is another option for authors in developing countries who need help publishing and communicating their research; it is a “global online network that provides support, mentoring, resources,...

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