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Comment on Shedding Some Light on the Photon Foundation by Yurii

It is an old post, but I just noticed another legitimate journal whose title Photon “borrowed” – International Journal of Proteomics – is published by Hindawi Press

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

its funny when someone who can write a whole article cannot take the pain of writing a proper introduction and conclusion. Using the same sentences someone else wrote shows utter lack of creativity and...

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

wkdawson, The promotion of “peer reviewed” nonsense as scientific fact appears to be a greater risk when guest editors are allowed to oversee the publication of their own papers. For example:...

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

I looked up the stories about Fang and Xiao recently, having followed bits and pieces from what I read in Jeff’s blog… I do not know much background since I don’t read Chinese… What I found however,...

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

Rory, What is your opinion of Science’s editorial quality control in the publication of the “arsenic-feeding bacteria”? Here it is: http://www.sciencemag.org/content/332/6034/1163

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

Roy Robertson <> Nevertheless, it is not a unique problem of OA journals. It has been a long enduring practice of a lot of stuff I have witnessed in academia in fact; indeed __long__ before OA...

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

Really? How the different cutting methods may have different results in muscle contractions? References please.

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

I’m not sure exactly when it happened within the past four weeks, but the article has now been retracted. Here is the explanation from the article’s page...

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Comment on IBIMA Publishing: How NOT to Run a Business by khal

I really appreciate what you are doing and exposing these scam artist that are corrupting the research field…thank you

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Comment on Appeals by Neil Levy

Smith and Franklin claim to charge no fees of any sort, neither for authors nor readers. See here: http://smithandfranklin.com/faqs You include them on your list. Are there hidden costs? Or should they...

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Comment on Appeals by Jeffrey Beall

I am preparing a blog post that will answer this question.

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

YAY! This makes me really happy. We really did not need Springer saying this was ok. Thank you, thank you, thank you to Jeffrey Beall and to Springer and to the angels of academic integrity! My faith...

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

Btw, I don’t have time right now to investigate (on a deadline), but I notice these authors, together and in other groups, have a lot of articles published.

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Comment on Another Fleet Startup: JSciMed Central by Joseph Tariman

This company JSciMedcentral is likely a fraudulent company. I was invited to serve as “special issue editor” and I receive a paper from a Dr. Ota Fuchs from Institute of Hematology and Blood...

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Comment on Another Fleet Startup: JSciMed Central by Joseph Tariman

Thank you for posting. Your message prompted me to further investigate this publisher before giving any credit card info.

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Comment on Scholarly Article Submitted and Accepted before Research is...

Hypothetically, is it allowed for authors to correct errors after the paper was accepted? I mean there is the final step of sending back proofs (to the publisher), which technically is post-acceptance...

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

I read this piece called “the seven sins in academic behavior in the natural sciences”, authored by Wilfred F. van Gunsteren at ETH Zurich. He also brought up a similar argument. One of his points...

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Comment on Criteria for Determining Predatory Open-Access Publishers (2nd...

It is useful to our scholars in indonesia. They aching wish to publish their works in international journal. Most of them publish by fraud. Go go Beall.

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

Check the offices http://www.rassweb.com/contact/

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by jane

This is a wonderful page… practically the “don’ts” of where to publish (and I look forward to the “do’s” – which open access journals are trustworthy…!). I would like to ask if you know anything about...

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