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

Jeffrey, it is naive to think that publication cost is not a factor in the publication decision of authors from the developing world. The “traditional western journals” you referred to are quite...

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

Well, don’t be fooled. The guy who picked the photo intentionaly pointed the view angle down, made the front looks depressing. Anyone who bothers to copy the address into Google street view, and look...

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

Thank you very much for this well-reasoned and helpful comment. Many of the OA publishers that charge article processing charges claim that they offer discounts or waivers for authors in developing...

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

I think it is fair enough to show the photo in that angle, at least it clearly shows the entrance, and we don’t know exactly how much space upstairs MDPI occupies. How do you think the first picture in...

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

A few years ago Spencer & Braswell (2011. Remote Sensing, 3, no. 8: 1603-1613.) caused some controversy. The editor of the journal subsequently resigned, pointing out failures in the peer review...

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Comment on Under Pressure, MDPI Tries to Clean House, Retracts Paper by AlexH

I think that if MDPI really wants to address the problems highlighted by Mr. Beall they should start with publishing the anonymized peer reviews for past articles and implementing an open peer review...

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Comment on Under Pressure, MDPI Tries to Clean House, Retracts Paper by...

Hi, Dr. Alwachi! Nice to hear from you. I enjoyed meeting you in Erbil. 1- European Journal of Health = [I cannot find a journal with this title listed in ISI] 2- Nephrology & Therapeutic = [Do you...

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Comment on Under Pressure, MDPI Tries to Clean House, Retracts Paper by anonym

Mr. Beall, Fang not only spread rumors about you on his US-based blog, but also posted them on his sohu weibo–that’s something like twitter in China–on which he has over 19million...

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Comment on Under Pressure, MDPI Tries to Clean House, Retracts Paper by...

Thanks, and I understand. It is natural for people to want to protect their income.

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Comment on Under Pressure, MDPI Tries to Clean House, Retracts Paper by Ali...

Mr. anonym. Let him even write to the president of the US. Why should Jeffery be prepared while there is nothing wrong with what he did. He has revealed some facts about the MDPI operations an proved...

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Comment on Under Pressure, MDPI Tries to Clean House, Retracts Paper by jerry

Fang, the so-called Chinese science watchdog, is [considered by some to be] a liar and big plagiarist. The following is one of the many examples. Prof. Root-BernStein from Michigan State University,...

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Comment on Shedding Some Light on the Photon Foundation by vandana .

what to do if your work is already published in this Fake journal PHOTON and you want to withdraw your paper?????????????????????

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Comment on Shedding Some Light on the Photon Foundation by Jeffrey Beall

You can try to withdraw it, but this may be difficult. Send an email to Photon and tell the you want to withdraw the paper. If you are successful in withdrawing the article, and you wish to re-submit...

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Comment on Under Pressure, MDPI Tries to Clean House, Retracts Paper by rory...

Readers, the evidence that MDPI journals facilitate nonsense-based “science” goes beyond what Jeffrey Beall has already documented. I’ve had an extraordinary two years seeking the much-needed...

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

Following from HQ’s analysis (above) of time from submission to acceptance and from acceptance to publication in each journal: MDPI state themselves on their journal websites the unusually fast...

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Comment on Be Careful with Spam from Research Media by Fatima Cvrckova

Thanks for saving me from swallowing the bait! In my case, they clearly latched on the title of my recent grant project, which is, of course, public (including my e-mail address). This is what I...

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

Now there is a more recent picture, allegedly taken by a guy who lives in Basel:http://s2.t.itc.cn/mblog/pic/20142_23_16/m_a4tepx97117237840688.jpg In this one, one could clearly see the MDPI sign at...

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Comment on Under Pressure, MDPI Tries to Clean House, Retracts Paper by Cleve

In China, Fang has not only been called a Science Watch-dog, but also a Crazy dog. He not only reportedly receives stipend from MDPI journals, but also allegedly receives money from other undisclosed...

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

MDPI is a very unprofessional lead and structured company that only focuses on a maximum profit with as low as possible investment into the paper. I’ve had several issues with them and could tell you...

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Comment on Under Pressure, MDPI Tries to Clean House, Retracts Paper by jx

Hi Jerry, There is absolutely no point to write such a long response to Fang, he will simply twist your word and keep on abusing you on his blogs / websites / etc. Fang is a much worse person than you...

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