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Comment on More Duplicate Journal Titles by R.V. Krishnakumar

Dear Dr.Beall – ISSN just gives any serial publication an identification number something similar to a Post Office registering (not empowered to providing!) an address for a newly built home. The job...

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Comment on More Duplicate Journal Titles by Jeffrey Beall

I think you are correct, yes.

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Comment on Exposing Sketchy Faculty Publications: The Dirty Western by Robert...

For what it’s worth, I decided to search on the “41” faculty members the DW claims to have publicly outed in their blog. In fact, only 16 of the names they publicly outed are on faculty at WIU. Given...

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Comment on Defining Platinum Open Access by skanicl

I believe that Stevan Harnad didn’t have in mind “gold” defining “golden road to OA”, but having in mind what golden road turns to be out, I like the term “platinum open access”. It is not misleading...

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Comment on Open Access Alcohol by R.V. Krishnakumar

The above link to what ‘BMC states’ led me to COPE (http://publicationethics.org/), I found lot of useful stuff including its dealing with cases of unethical practices. I was unaware of COPE until this...

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Comment on OA Publisher Gratuitously Uses Other Groups’ Logos to Feign...

Now the IOSR has come up with a new brand new website and has stepped up an google ad words campaign. Now they charge 120.00 USD. And now they aren’t any more Open Access. And the guy who owns it is...

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Comment on Open Access Alcohol by Nils

The European Mathematical Society Ethics Committee has published a Code of Practice for authors, editors, publishers and referees, which may be of...

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Comment on The Maryland Institute of Research, From Bangladesh by Francis Ford

The site is a scam for sure. Don’t give them any money!

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Comment on A Publisher with no Website: Science and Engineering Publishing...

Serials Publications (mentioned above) is a complete fraud. Just seehttp://www.serialspublications.com/contentnormal.asp?jid=596&jtype=1 and select an article and google its title. They publised...

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Comment on A Vanity Scholarly Press from Québec by Airil Haimi @ Teech

Obviously Asian owners, don’t think it’s connected to the cresent symbol though. Without pointing directly to any Asian ethnicities, these ‘enterprising’ Asians have set up shop not just in North...

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Comment on A Vanity Scholarly Press from Québec by Airil Haimi @ Teech

P.S. You mentioned CCSE, right? I was one of those stupid enough to get duped by them, sorry to say. P.P.S. The print journal came all the way… wait for it… wait for it… CHINA. Obviously the owners are...

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Comment on ISP Boots Predatory Publisher for Spamming by Die Hugh

If a new publishers starts new journals, then how is the publisher supposed to advertise about his journals in ethically correct manner/ without spamming, so that other readers/researchers will come to...

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Comment on Journal Indexing: What it is, and What it’s Not by Paul Blobaum

I have to laugh even with some of the legit publications, the claim to be indexed is almost meaningless. Such as the claim to be “indexed in Ulrich’s Web”.. Ulrich’s merely publishes information sent...

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Comment on OA Publisher Gratuitously Uses Other Groups’ Logos to Feign...

IOSR is a bogus organisation . The owner ” Chetan Sharma ” seem to the one mentioned in its webiste http://www.iosr.org/pages/results.html as one of the IOSR 2011 International Result Fellowship...

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Comment on Two Print Journals Completely Hijacked by Online Hoodlums by asiah

speechless… i did pay for the publication fee to the wulfenia journal. Just wondering, if this journal is fake, then how come their link is appear in thomson reuters website. Now, what should i do???

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Comment on Lambert Academic Publishing: A Must to Avoid by Partas

Thank you for the enlightment as many students and researcher would have fall into their trap. Such action by VDM does not tell good of them and can lead them to no where since people have been...

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Comment on Research by Guria

Thank you very much for your wonderfully helpful information. I’m sorry if this is not the right place to leave a question. I wonder why Eurojournal is on the list. Some of its journals-e.g.European...

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Comment on Research by Jeffrey Beall

Well, you partially answered your own question. Also, being indexed by Scoups (and covered by Scimago) is not really a measure of quality. These services are in competition with others, so they try to...

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Comment on Journal Indexing: What it is, and What it’s Not by Guria

Although journals are indexed by Scopus, it is still possible they are not peer-reviewed. Thank you very much for your kind reply: http://scholarlyoa.com/research/#comment-4755

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Comment on Research by Guria

Thank you very much for your reply and explanation. It’s a great help.

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