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Comment on All about the International Scholarly Research Network by Aleksandar

“Aren’t all opinions subjective?” – of course they are, and once again I really appreciate your opinion, but your list has too important impact to be based on opinions. I can not seriously comment your...

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Comment on Three New Questionable Open-Access Publishers by Frank Lu

Regarding the Science Publishing Group, I had worked in the Big Apple and Fashion Avenue as far as I know is a nickname for a portion of 7th Avenue famous for its fashion design houses. Apparently,...

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Comment on Three New Questionable Open-Access Publishers by Barnaby Hughes

I just looked unsuccessfully for 548 Fashion Avenue using Google Street View. 550 Fashion Avenue is an HSBC Bank branch. No address numbered 548 is visible.

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Comment on Three New Questionable Open-Access Publishers by Hamid Allami

Please read this note on facebook:https://www.facebook.com/notes/ijls-journal/self-downloadiosis-a-new-form-of-author-ailment-and-insincerity-in-academic-publ/209784032490818 It has to do with a form...

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

[...] criteria for inclusion in the lists can be found here. The author’s email address is: [...]

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

[...] Science and Engineering Publishing Company [...]

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by kathleen Gust

Thanks Jeff, I get asked about some of these publishers more than I’d like, but the profs and students they are targeting are grateful to know there are librarians keeping an eye on them, even if the...

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Nils

Thanks indeed. This list is going to be very useful to me as a member of hiring committees, especially since the predators have started to imitate the names of serious journals.

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

Thank you very much. I’ve found some answer to my concern. “…the DOAJ does not have very stringent rules for inclusion. DOAJ seeems to include too many titles on Beall’s list, plus titles which have...

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Tevni

What are the criteria to determine what journal is predator? If an academic group of people want to create a Scholar Journal are they free to do it? Do they need to request some authorization from some...

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Jeffrey Beall

The criteria are linked to here on this post. To start a new journal, you do not need to get permission from anyone (at least here in the west). Everyone should be free to start a scholarly journal. We...

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Jeffrey Beall

Perhaps we have different definitions of “good research.”

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Zerdana

Jeff, it would be even more helpful if you can append a link to an article you have written about these publishers/journals next to their names and URLs, so the readers get some more context. Thanks...

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Tevni

How you assess that these journals in your list are not following “acceptable” ethical publications standards?

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Predatory Open Access...

[...] 2013 list of predatory open access publishers and journals has been released. This year’s list includes over 200 predatory open access publishing [...]

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Jeffrey Beall

Please see my criteria here: http://scholarlyoa.com/2012/11/30/criteria-for-determining-predatory-open-access-publishers-2nd-edition/

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Tevni

Did you alone read and evaluate each one of these 370 journals? Is this an individual stand alone work? How reliable it is? I value such kind of effort, however I have some concerns with one person...

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Jeffrey Beall

There are two lists — one of publishers and one of independent journals. Neither numbers 370. But yes, I personally have closely srcutinized and analyzed each and every publisher or independent journal...

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Predatory Open...

[...] Each year, Jeffrey Beall, an academic librarian at the University of Colorado Denver, publishes a list of allegedly scientific journal publishers who really just want your submission [...]

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Comment on David Publishing: Flipping Its Model by First-World Academic...

[...] journal publishers. I mention this because I have now received about 4 unsolicited e-mails from David Publishing, one of the more notorious offenders, and I thought I would add a note of caution...

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