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Comment on Science Magazine Conducts Sting Operation on OA Publishers by...

The sting is not the only measure. As usual, Davis’ logic is seriously flawed. Consultants like him use social media as a way to drum up business for themselves, so everything they say has a potential...

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Comment on Bogus New Impact Factor Appears by John Peterson

no, they are promoting indian journals

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Comment on Researchers Find “Naming Of Allah” Prevents Certain Histological...

[…] Jeffrey Beall, who spotted this article, notes obvious methodological flaws in the study, and shows remarkable composure as he raises a number of questions: […]

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Krisana Chinnasarn

Dear Prof. Jeffrey, Please kindly noted that the ICKST-2014 International Conference on Knowledge and Smart Technology organized by World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, available at...

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by Information literacy and the predatory...

[…] is not lost; we have a more general resource to help us. Jeffrey Beall at UC Denver keeps a running log of predatory publishers. Macrothink, the originators of this email, are listed on Jeffrey...

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Comment on Researchers Find “Naming Of Allah” Prevents Certain Histological...

It is the FORCE, and unless you can prove otherwise I’ll stick to my story

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Kevin J. Black, M.D.

Any comments about BaiShiDeng Publishing Group? E.g. http://www.wjgnet.com/bpg/NavDetail.aspx?id=52 Thanks

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

Sure, this publisher used to be on my list. They made many improvements and asked me to have another look. I did and removed them from the list.

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Kevin J. Black, M.D.

Thank you.

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

I published two papers recently in different MDPI journals. The peer reviews were thorough and fair, and the process efficient. There was no charge for one of the papers, and the charge for the other...

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

Were you asked or pressured by anyone to leave a comment here? Can you give a specific example of bullying? Or are you just trying to “tar the entire” blog?

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

Steve, I agree that we should “…deal with any issues specifically rather than tar the entire business”. What is your opinion of MDPI’s editorial quality control in the publication of the...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Nilo Bugtai

hi Jeff, Please tell me about this journal/publisher Thomson Scientific ISI Web of Knowledge. They told me that if my paper will be accepted I will pay USD 1200 for the publication. Thank you very...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

Nilo, What publisher do you mean?

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by Le mille evoluzioni dei rilevatori rabdomantici

[…] contrasta con tutti gli altri test realizzati fino ad oggi e pubblicato su una rivista considerata inattendibile) dovrebbero captare le frequenze emanate dal virus dell’epatite […]

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Comment on Greedy Indian Publisher Charges Authors and Readers, Requires...

If I have understood your query correctly, Jeffrey, in my field the International Journal of Engineering Education comes to mind:http://www.ijee.ie/

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Comment on Greedy Indian Publisher Charges Authors and Readers, Requires...

In a normal market everyone pays for value received. I don’t get why resonable page charges and a reasonable cover price is so despicable, unless you want to unbalance the market, as OA does and put...

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Comment on Greedy Indian Publisher Charges Authors and Readers, Requires...

Well, the open access and subscription journal are converging. The mail I got today could equally well be from any open access, predatory journal: - extremely broad scope - very large editorial board...

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

I think not. This seems to be a very amateurish journal to me. I advise against sending papers to and. I’ve added it to my list.

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Comment on Presenting “Leena and Luna,” a Questionable Publisher from Japan...

A stupid plagiarism in the article « Ethnopharmacology and phytochemical screening of bioactive extracts of Limoniastrum feei ( plombagenaceae) » Asian Journal of Natural & Applied Sciences, Vol....

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