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Comment on Be Careful with Spam from Research Media by Dr.Phys

Minutes ago I got the following solicitation from Research Media. I’m a physicist, so this is not just targeting biologists or medical researchers. This is much more casual and friendly than the random...

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

Well, maybe it was the extra attention that made the cows more productive. It would take quite some cajoling to get a cow to agree to have some contraption put on it. Most likely, the problem here was...

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Comment on Be Careful with Spam from Research Media by Jeremy Darling

I too almost bit! (this was for astrophysics) Thank you, Jeffrey Beall, for your valuable work! – Jeremy

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Comment on Be Careful with Spam from Research Media by Liam Mac Liam

This certainly is a sophisticated pitch!

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Zohrain

Hi! I found the information here very useful. I was browsing and found this predatory journal: http://valleyinternational.net/index.php Im guessing they changed the website address as one of the...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

Thanks — I’ve made this correction on my main page here: http://scholarlyoa.com/publishers/

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Comment on David Publishing: Flipping Its Model by Joseph LaBine

Hello all, we can add another name to their imprint because I just received an email from them: “This is Cultural and Religious Studies (ISSN 2328-2177), an international, professional and peer...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Corrado Giuliani

I was wondering why DOAJ keeps in the lis the Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering which is a SCIRP Journal that i guess to understand that is a predatory company. Any explanation would be...

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Comment on New OA Publisher: the Council for Innovative Research by Les...

Dear Mr. Beall, Today I received spam from “Herald Scholarly Open Access”. Is this the same scam as “Herald International Research Journals”? Les Biesecker

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Comment on New OA Publisher: the Council for Innovative Research by Jeffrey...

I think they are different companies. I have them both included on my list.

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Comment on New OA Publisher: the Council for Innovative Research by Les...

I am so sorry – I was looking at an older list. Thank you again for your wonderful work, Les

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Comment on Jordanian Publisher Cleverly Lifts Title from Respected Journal by...

In 2012 you reviewed Lifescience Global, noting it to be rather advanced compared with the typical predatory journal. It remains on your list. I noticed that now one of its journals states: “Journal of...

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Comment on Jordanian Publisher Cleverly Lifts Title from Respected Journal by...

I don’t think your either/or question is a fair one. I do see this journal indexed in WorldCat. However, they say they are “indexed” in Hinari databases. I don’t think Hinari is an indexing and...

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Comment on New OA Publisher with a Strange Name: iProbe by Thir

The link is http://www.lrrd.org/

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Comment on Elixir Online Journal by Sarah

I have two articles recently published in this one…. R u sure its fake?

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

MDPI is registered in Switzerland, and in China it is treated as a foreign company. What you described is simply a phenomenon of globalisation where international outsourcing of labor is commonplace....

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Comment on Misleading Metrics: A New List on This Blog by Donny

Dear Beall, Could you comment on these journals, International Journal of Academic Research, Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Journal of Applied Environmental and Biological Sciences. I...

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Comment on New Japanese OA Publisher Tempts Authors with Cash Prizes by...

[…] Publish a paper, and win cash! […]

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Comment on Misleading Metrics: A New List on This Blog by Jeffrey Beall

The <em>International Journal of Academic Research</em> appears to be a subscription journal (not open-access). I haven't analyzed it. Same thing for the <em>Journal of Medicine and...

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Comment on New Japanese OA Publisher Tempts Authors with Cash Prizes by Mr....

It is highly likely that this operation is in fact not run by a Japanese, who would not have the scrupples to do this. I would fathom a guess that this is an operation by a foreign scientist or group...

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