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Comment on University of Pristina Rector under Fire for Publishing in...

Dude, this article is spot on. Did you read it? Did you even read those articles published in that journals? Filan Fisteku is translated as John Doe in Albanian, with a difference that Filan Fisteku...

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Comment on Chinese Publisher MDPI Added to List of Questionable Publishers by...

Why did you sidestep my criticism? Who I am is not important. It is the substance of my criticism that is important. What I can tell you here is that I am a faculty member in an academic institution in...

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Comment on Chinese Publisher MDPI Added to List of Questionable Publishers by...

Is Jinhai Gao your real name, or are you writing under a pseudonym? Have you published any papers with MDPI? I just searched your name on the MDPI site and found nothing. (Perhaps you use only an...

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Comment on Chinese Publisher MDPI Added to List of Questionable Publishers by...

I have already answered this question above: “I have never published or reviewed a paper in its journals, not on any of its editorial boards.” Looks like you didn’t quite read my comments. Let me add...

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Comment on Chinese Publisher MDPI Added to List of Questionable Publishers by...

Okay, so you are using a fake name. What other false things have you said? I stand by this: the fact that you have never published in MDPI’s journals is very telling. I understand Lin is calling in...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jan Szczepanski

Hi, Unsure about ISR Journals and publications http://www.isrjournals.org/archives.php?d_id=73 Jan

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Comment on New OA Publisher Launches with Three Really Bad Journals by Lin

Yes. Very sad to see this kind on “cheating” happen.

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

Jan, I had not heard of this new publisher. It launched with about 20 broad journals. For a good laugh, read its ‘management team’ page. I’ve added it to my list. Thanks for letting me know about it.

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jan Szczepanski

Is this one a good laugh also? http://www.multidisciplinaryjournals.com/ Jan

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

This one is more sad than funny. I have added this one to my list also. Thank you for letting me know about it.

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Comment on Chinese Publisher MDPI Added to List of Questionable Publishers by...

Jeff, what are the differences between Hindawi and MDPI that prompted you to remove the former and add the latter to the list?

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Comment on Chinese Publisher MDPI Added to List of Questionable Publishers by...

Cool, a trick question from <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inspector_Clouseau" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Inspector Clouseau</a>! What is your real name? Why are you afraid to...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

This journal is published by a bogus publisher called the Center for Promoting Ideas . This publisher is on my list, and I recommend that you not publish in any of its journals. The title sounds okay,...

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Comment on Chinese Publisher MDPI Added to List of Questionable Publishers by...

I think the smart way to answer Ash Kanash’s question is to keep with patience and explain directly the difference of journal quality between Hindawa and MDPI.

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Comment on Chinese Publisher MDPI Added to List of Questionable Publishers by...

Disagree. Tolstoy said: “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” I will update this to “Successful publishers are all alike; every predatory publisher is...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

That looks like it is not an open-access publisher.

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Jeffrey Beall

Peter, I recommend reading Richard Poynder’s interview with Ashry Aly, the owner of Ashdin. It’s available here: http://poynder.blogspot.com/2013/01/the-oa-interviews-ashry-aly-of-ashdin.html You’ll...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

Can you send me the link, please?

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Comment on Iceland Professor in Hot Water for Publishing in Predatory...

There were some reports of Prof. Guðlaugsson also here in the Netherlands. I hope he learns out of this leassons. A man of his reputation should not fall in such traps..

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Comment on Chinese Publisher MDPI Added to List of Questionable Publishers by HQ

The MDPI address does point to the bakery in Google Maps street view. The actual MDPI office next the door is not better looking at all, with two trash bags near the entrance.

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