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

Thank you for publishing this document and for your work in this area.

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

Interestingly, they also have links to apply for the posts of editors-in-chief and editors. I think publishers are expexted to keep the Editorial board constituted prior to the launch. Merely providing...

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Comment on When Toll Access is Better than Open Access by Jamie Engert

Isn’t the answer to the question “Why are librarians praising a traditional publisher for coming out with a toll-access product whose content is already available for free?”, the sentence just before it?

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

On OASPA’s website, there is a link to DOAJ, which requires quality control-”The journal must exercise peer-review or editorial quality control to be included.” However, I searched the directory and...

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Comment on Two Print Journals Completely Hijacked by Online Hoodlums by Ahmad

Correct websites of Journals 1. http://www.unige.ch/sphn/ [ARCHIVES DES SCIENCES] 2. http://www.landesmuseum.ktn.gv.at/210226w_DE.htm?seite=15 [Wulfenia]

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Comment on Two Print Journals Completely Hijacked by Online Hoodlums by...

I already sent my paper to archives des sciences and paied to their, What is the action to published paper?

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Comment on Two Print Journals Completely Hijacked by Online Hoodlums by Ahmad

I am too among suffered authors. Mostly, we checked ISI status from thomsonreuters website(http://ip-science.thomsonreuters.com/mjl/) based on ISSN and Name.Further, impact factor is verified on the...

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Comment on Two Print Journals Completely Hijacked by Online Hoodlums by...

Having an ISSN number is not an indicator of quality. Any journal can get an ISSN number for free, without any barriers. Also, many journals create fake impact factors or falsely state that they have...

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Comment on Scholarly Journals for Winos by tjanos

A legit alternative of spamming researchers may be to send the CfP/Introduction/Announcments to scholarly mailing lists.

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Comment on List of Publishers by Criteria for Determining Predatory...

[...] If you receive an email asking you to publish, make sure you research that publisher, and verify that their name does not appear on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers. [...]

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

[...] sure to also take a look at Beall’s Criteria for Determining Predatory Open-Access Publishers (2nd edition) for many useful [...]

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Comment on List of Publishers by 5,000 Open Access (OA) journals now in...

[...] Genamics JournalSeek is often good for finding ISSNs. 3. If the journal’s publisher is on Beall’s List: Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers, then I am very...

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

[...] is Jeffrey Beall’s Criteria for Determining Predatory Open-Access Publishers [...]

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

Not surprisingly, I see lots of rate downs here. I think the predators have come here, seen and gone.

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Comment on David Publishing: Flipping Its Model by philipmach

If you want to publish in a journal no one reads, where the reviewers can’t detect broken English (I had a look at a few papers that are free to read), and the call for contributions is in poor...

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

Yeah, I can’t say I’m impressed by the predators’ maturity…

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Comment on All about the International Scholarly Research Network by Aleksandar

based on your comment: “The broader the coverage a journal has, the more papers fall within its scope, generating more submissions and making more money for the publisher.”, what do you think of PLOS...

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Comment on All about the International Scholarly Research Network by Jeffrey...

There's plenty of criticism of <em>Plos One</em>. Perhaps you need to look harder. To paraphrase one recent comment, <em>Plos One</em> is a repository masquerading as a journal....

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Comment on All about the International Scholarly Research Network by Aleksandar

“What separates Plos One from the predators is that Plos One has good intentions; the predators do not.” this is really a subjective opinion. For example, I am the co-owner of InTech OA publisher...

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Comment on All about the International Scholarly Research Network by Jeffrey...

Aren't all opinions subjective? Many others have criticized InTech as well, for example, <a href="http://poynder.blogspot.com/2011/10/oa-interviews-intechs-nicola-rylett.html" target="_blank"...

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