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Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by Pedro Guimarães

Yes, “There is an inherent bias towards (an address in) developing and underdeveloped countries, which are perceived to be of low standard and of poor quality”; but no, “This bias itself precludes a...

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Comment on Have I Discovered the Source of the Hijacked Journals? by...

Friends 1. La pensee ( http://www.penseejournal.com ) 2. Mitteilungen Klosterneuberg (http://mitt-klosterneuburg.com) are original or fake. kindly confirm this. if they are fake kindly provide me the...

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Comment on Have I Discovered the Source of the Hijacked Journals? by...

Ya sir, i have paid for this journal. But we need to take some severe actions against them. through the original one.

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Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by Sudesh Kumar

Your above comments reflect exactly what I am saying. I also agree that there is no justification for lying or hiding information, but is the “country of original” such an important criteria that...

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Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by Sudesh Kumar

My apologies for some language errors in the previous comments.

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Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by Muhammad

Please check this publisher : http://centreofexcellence.net/centreofexcellence/HTML%20PAGES/JOURNALS.htm also check the new publisher association :...

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Comment on Another Award Scam? The International Research Promotion Council...

I have not yet received anything but if they send me such a message , I would know they are right !!!!!

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Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by AlexH

I’ve never heard about authors makig decisions based on the country of origin of the journal’s editorial office. I would say that it is hardly a factor in any professional decision. What really counts...

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Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by Sudesh Kumar

So a lack of western editors makes a journal suspect. I take this to mean that presence of western names on the editorial board provides a “more” legitimacy to the journals. I wonder why? How many...

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by La Sindone avvolgeva...

[…] A Padova Oggi, narra di esser stato finanziato con 54 mila euro dal proprio ateneo, di aver scoperto con la datazione “meccanica” – incertezza +/-400 anni – che il telo “è coevo all’uomo” che...

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Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by Sudesh Kumar

Right. First I am very confident about myself, but I can not remove the bias that exists in this world, and you can not deny that it exists. Second, before making statements like — ” Look at Hindawi,...

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Comment on Yet Another OMICS Publishing Group Blunder by Nils

I can understand the authors are unhappy with the inept typesetting of the unauthorized publication. Apart from the name issue, a whole set of problems hurt the eye, that could have been avoided with...

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Comment on A list of Print-on-demand publishers, self-publishing/”Vanity...

Hi Jeffrey, I follow every bit of activity on your website and appreciate the service you provide. I just got a call for papers from The Academic Forum which publishes The Exchange, and academic...

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Comment on A list of Print-on-demand publishers, self-publishing/”Vanity...

I can’t tell you whether it is legitimate. I can only say that I don’t think it meets the criteria for being classed as a predatory publisher. If you disagree and think it does qualify as a predatory...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

Mitch: I added this publisher to my list last week. I think it is extremely questionable, and I advise scholars to avoid it. I am wondering if it is connected to the publisher JSciMedCentral in any way...

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Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by Jeffrey Beall

The reason I was asking to see his CV is because I suspect he is using a fake name.

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Deepak

Poetic justice, when one predator poaches the logo of another!

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Comment on A Publisher with no Website: Science and Engineering Publishing...

They’re still at it, scavenging the real journals for potential contributors with promises of free publication if a paper is submitted before a specified date (I just got a solicitation and thought it...

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Comment on A Publisher with no Website: Science and Engineering Publishing...

As a follow-up comment, this is from their website (the journal that sent the solicitation, Research and Applications in Astronomy, doesn’t even list an editor-in-chief and there are no online issues;...

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Comment on Introduction to “Super Closed Access Journals” by Lucyna Kornecki

Dear Michael Brown, Thank you very much for your interest in US foreign direct investment (FDI) financial structure. I do definitely agree that there are similarities in the 3 papers published...

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