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Comment on Fallout from Questionable Article in OA Pediatrics Journal by Bill...

Yes, this is a scary example of the dangers of predatory journals.

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by naelil

The link http://bio.sophiapublisher.com/index.php/ijms/

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

This journal is published by BioPublisher. This publisher is not on my list of questionable publishers. I cannot answer all your questions. You need to make your own decisions about where you submit...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by naelil

Thank you very much Mr. Beal for the answer and advice.

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Comment on Fallout from Questionable Article in OA Pediatrics Journal by...

[…] het nog veel duidelijker, dat werd gepubliceerd in een open access tijdschrift dat op het beruchte lijstje van Jeffrey Beall voorkomt. Dat tijdschrift weigerde ook zonder opgaaf van reden een...

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Comment on Fallout from Questionable Article in OA Pediatrics Journal by bill

Duplicate posts: I have wondered why we have seen various near-duplicate posts here. Now it’s happened to me, I see why – its an occasional hiccough with Wordpad: sometimes the platform doesn’t appear...

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by The Evolving Ecosystem for Journals...

[…] this stipulation, but the principal one is quality control. While we do indeed have to worry about so-called predatory publishers, the case for predatory libraries has not and will not be made....

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Comment on Be Careful with Spam from Research Media by J Apfel

I think most reputable journals do that too…

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Comment on Fallout from Questionable Article in OA Pediatrics Journal by Marco

Mangano & Sherman have form, and it is not just OA Publishers they use. Take this paper:http://www.radiation.org/reading/pubs/HS42_1F.pdf Which is published by Baywood. Its analysis has been...

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Comment on I get complaints about Frontiers by GB

I was recently invited to propose a Frontiers Research Topic citing a paper that I had published 3 years ago. This invitation came from the “molecular biosciences Editorial Project Manager”, a topic...

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

Dear AlexH, thanks for your comments and we admire you for hitting the right point. We have recently discontinued the use of Viper not because it was illegal for us (we had special terms and condition...

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

Dear Jeanne, Thanks for encouragements and we really appreciate your positive attitude.

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

Dear Bill, thanks for your interest. Can you please contact us at journals@smithandfranklin with more details such as for how many journals, for how long time etc. Thanks

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Comment on Would You Submit a Paper to This Publisher? by Jeffrey Beall

If you “recently discontinued your use of Viper,” then why are the Viper logos still all over your website? It sounds like you don’t know what you’re doing and that you’re in way over your head.

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

Dear Bell, it will be removed soon as I hinted in my earlier reply.

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Comment on Would You Submit a Paper to This Publisher? by Jeffrey Beall

Right, and I also discovered a bunch of text on your website that was lifted from the BMC website without attribution. It sounds like you need to run an anti-plagiarism checker on your own website.

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Comment on Misleading Metrics by Counterfeit Impact Factors are Devaluing the...

[…] now publish a list of questionable companies that supply impact factors to journals. As in the image above, journals […]

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Comment on Misleading Metrics by Adakole Abu

What is status of African journal of biotechnology and journal of medicinal plants research?

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Comment on Misleading Metrics by Jeffrey Beall

Can you supply the links (URLs) please?

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Comment on Counterfeit Impact Factors are Devaluing the Real One by Yurii

Ok, call me snob, call me whatever, but an impact factor of 1 in the life sciences is not much to brag about. Now, about SCI or SCI-E being proprietary you are correct only if you want to have actual...

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