Quantcast
Channel: Comments for Scholarly Open Access
Browsing all 10802 articles
Browse latest View live

Comment on OMICS Goes from “Predatory Publishing” to “Predatory Meetings” by ICC

There are some interesting remarks about an OMICS group journal in the last section of the following preprint: http://arxiv.org/pdf/1404.4087v1.pdf

View Article



Comment on Would You Submit a Paper to This Publisher? by Smith and Franklin...

Dear Katrin, Thanks for reading it. If you would click on the bottom, it will take to the detailed news. This news was one of the important news for virologists: For detail....

View Article

Comment on Would You Submit a Paper to This Publisher? by Weekend reads: How...

[…] “Would You Submit A Paper To This Publisher?” asks Jeffrey Beall. […]

View Article

Comment on Introduction to “Super Closed Access Journals” by Weekend reads:...

[…] Introducing Super Closed Access Journals! […]

View Article

Comment on Would You Submit a Paper to This Publisher? by Weekend reads: How...

[…] “Would You Submit A Paper To This Publisher?” asks Jeffrey Beall. […]

View Article


Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by Ahmad Hassanat

is any of these journal with impact factor?

View Article

Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by Jeffrey Beall

No, none of the journals has a legitimate impact factor (also, they are too new).

View Article

Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by alu mudgal

Mr. Beall, What do you mean by a legitimate impact factor? If the journal is new, what is the problem?

View Article


Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by Jeffrey Beall

By legitimate impact factor, I mean one assigned in <em>Journal Citation Reports</em>.

View Article


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

We should find a way to forbide these journals. That can be done at country, regional, continental and worldwide levels. Why not having some standards. For instane each journal which is not recognized...

View Article

Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by Sudesh Kumar

Right or wrong, isn’t the motivation for doing this the reason that there is an inherent bias towards (an address in) developing and underdeveloped countries, which are perceived to be of low standard...

View Article

Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by Jeffrey Beall

Wrong. It will be based on deception and trickery for the journal that lies about its headquarters location. Why are so many Indian companies embarrassed to admit they’re from India?

View Article

Comment on Would You Submit a Paper to This Publisher? by The Iron Chemist

As long as its your career and not mine, Lae.

View Article


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

I, for one, love the acronym.

View Article

Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by Sudesh Kumar

If the same publisher was to open two identical journals, one with Indian address and one with US address – which journal do you think will get more submissions and higher quality submissions? Aren’t ”...

View Article


Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by Jeffrey Beall

Lying to authors is wrong, and you can try to justify it all you want, but I won’t change my mind. All scholarly publishers need to be completely honest and transparent about where they are based....

View Article

Comment on Introduction to “Super Closed Access Journals” by Stacy Konkiel

Here’s a question: why are libraries paying third parties like ProQuest for access to journals in the first place? Pre-selection of content by aggregators may have been an advantage in the past, but...

View Article


Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by raul valverde

It seems that this list is a bit bias. Basically if the journal is open access and charges money, it is predatory. The American journal has an H index of 17 and it is ranked as a Q2 by...

View Article

Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Kesatebrhan Haile

Dear The International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research is free journal i.e. has no any publication charge. Moreover, it has 4.57 impact factor. So why is it consider as predator...

View Article

Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

That journal does not have an authentic impact factor. It is lying to you, and to others. This, along with many other reasons, is why the journal is on my list.

View Article
Browsing all 10802 articles
Browse latest View live