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Comment on Oxford on alert: predatory conference organisers are coming to...

Yes, but it’s just one expletive … repeated a few times. :-)

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by SCOTT

What is wrong with Infinity Press, publisher of Journal of Studies in Social Sciences?

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Comment on Publisher Requires only 20% Original Content in Article...

The below comments were earlier posted by Prof. Emanuel S. Grant in Dec 2013. We are resending the same on behalf of Prof Grant and with his full knowledge, consent and permission as it was not posted...

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Comment on Publisher Requires only 20% Original Content in Article...

The below comments were earlier posted by Professor the Hon Stephen Martin in Dec 2013. We are resending the same on behalf of Professor the Hon Stephen Martin and with his full knowledge, consent and...

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Comment on Is the Editor of the Springer Journal Scientometrics indifferent...

Well, the link to alleged travel guides proves that the English of Akadémiai Kiadó needs to be improved if they wish not to be misunderstood. Having read the Hungarian language description of the items...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

Well, for one, it’s based in Australia (or claims to be), but it appears almost no Australians want to publish in its journals — the authors are all from abroad. Also, it has broad, unoriginal journals...

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Comment on Is the Editor of the Springer Journal Scientometrics indifferent...

Dear Mr. Jeffrey Beall, Just a note regarding the “wannabe” status of the Akadémiai Kiadó: funded in 1828, partly owned by the Hungarian Academy of Science, partly by Wolters Kluwer. Publishes ~ 60...

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Comment on Is the Editor of the Springer Journal Scientometrics indifferent...

Wrong — the editor only agreed to do a bona fide investigation after the apparent plagiarism was published in a blog post. I’m not talking about Nature Publishing Group (nice try to deflect) here, I’m...

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Comment on Is the Editor of the Springer Journal Scientometrics indifferent...

I too found the direct lifting of paragraphs from the Dahlin paper, without ANY attribution. There is no way that any publisher could doubt that it is plagiarism.

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

Thanks for sharing the useful information. We will take care of these information in our journal.

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Comment on Recognizing a Pattern of Problems in “Pattern Recognition in...

The new web site of the journal is : http://www.pattern-recognition-in-physics.com/

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

Well, this journal in TR indexing:http://ip-science.thomsonreuters.com/cgi-bin/jrnlst/jlresults.cgi?PC=MASTER&ISSN=1097-8135

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Comment on Is the Editor of the Springer Journal Scientometrics indifferent...

It is bad. According to the academic writing rules, only definitions can be copied word by word, with quotation marks and exact page number of article. Good writers even change the definitions in their...

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Comment on Article in Questionable Journal Claims Handheld Hepatitis C...

If this was not open access you cant show it’s contents. Difference between open access and also I found elsevier link...

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Comment on Other pages by Jeffrey Beall

I haven’t analyzed this — I limit my work to scholarly open-access journals.

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Comment on Icelandic Journal Latest Victim of Journal Hijacking by Silv

OK Jeffrey, thank you for your post, all my colleagues will find out about this problem. Good luck!

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Liam Mac Liam

Yes, this is an interesting case: JCR indexed by Thomson 2012 and the publisher does look dodgy.

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

Thank you very much for taking the time out to respond to my inquiry. I do appreciate it. I would certainly be visiting this site more often. Regards

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Comment on Is the Editor of the Springer Journal Scientometrics indifferent...

This debate is majorly focused/critics to the editor, which is painful, it is a matter of reviewer who evaluate the paper, and if they think the paper is suitable for publication, then why this debate...

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Comment on Is the Editor of the Springer Journal Scientometrics indifferent...

Reading some of these recent comments, I am starting to wonder whether the battle to preserve appropriate standards of scholarship has already been lost. It appears that some of those offering comments...

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