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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

I do not think that the Frontiers journals meet the criteria for being classified as predatory. Still, I do receive many inquiries about the publisher, an indication to me that many find it …...

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Comment on The Open-Access Wars: Bullies Square Off on Library Listserv by...

Does the Super Bowl have more than one champion each year? Perhaps my phrase ‘sole champion’ is a tautology.

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Comment on The Open-Access Wars: Bullies Square Off on Library Listserv by...

As someone who has had his share of debates withStevan Harnad (and yet consider him as a good friend), I would certainly not use the word “bully”. Also, the vigour of the debates among OA advocates...

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Comment on A New Clone of OMICS Publishing Group: MedCrave by Ken Lanfear

Curious. You say this is a clone of a predatory journal publisher. Are the predators starting to prey on each other?

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Comment on A New Clone of OMICS Publishing Group: MedCrave by Nwannewuihe Henry

Pls I am a researcher in Nigeria and would like suggestions on good engineering journals to send my manuscript. Almost fell prey to Ajer. sent two manuscript and got poor reviews and no corrections. i...

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Comment on A New Clone of OMICS Publishing Group: MedCrave by Jeffrey Beall

I didn’t mean to use the term in that sense. I meant that OMICS has created a new stealth brand that many of the same characteristics as OMICS but it hides the connection between the two. Like one...

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Comment on The Open-Access Wars: Bullies Square Off on Library Listserv by...

Poynder <a href="http://poynder.blogspot.com/2007/07/oa-interviews-stevan-harnad.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">reported </a>that Harnad has been portrayed a bully since at least...

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Comment on A New Clone of OMICS Publishing Group: MedCrave by tekija

The “awards” are described in detail, but are still obscure:http://medcraveonline.com/scholar-awards

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Comment on The Open-Access Wars: Bullies Square Off on Library Listserv by...

“Poynder reported that Harnad had been portrayed…”, i.e. Beall says Poynder says somebody else says… it’s hard to see anybody taking responsibility here, and it’s a very slight basis for calling...

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Comment on The Open-Access Wars: Bullies Square Off on Library Listserv by...

I think the discussion here is not about Harnad. He is known to be , well, harsh but I think this due to his enthusiasm for open access. On the other hand , when one has reached his height , he can be...

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Comment on The Open-Access Wars: Bullies Square Off on Library Listserv by...

You may not have invented the term, but you certainly echo it, and even amplify it, with no caveats, quotations marks, or whatever, which means that, to a certain degree, you are likely to endorse the...

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Comment on A New Clone of OMICS Publishing Group: MedCrave by herr doktor...

The look and feel of the MedCrave website matches that of OMICS – I did not get that sense myself. Despite the peculiar English, MedCrave felt like a more sophisticated scam, trying to edge into the...

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Comment on A New Clone of OMICS Publishing Group: MedCrave by Jeffrey Beall

Thank you for this helpful comment.

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Comment on The Open-Access Wars: Bullies Square Off on Library Listserv by...

No, it’s not tautology. It’s just plain incorrect.

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Comment on The Open-Access Wars: Bullies Square Off on Library Listserv by...

I think Harnad’s personnality is the basis of all this ” portraying “.As I said before , he is blunt and says things too ” directly” and is adamant about green open access but I do not think he means...

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Comment on A New Clone of OMICS Publishing Group: MedCrave by Dan Riley

Clearly, anyone creating a new scam (sorry, I mean “high pseudo-impact”) OA journal would want to copy from the best. MedCrave copying from OMICS just proves the legitimacy of OMICS as a leader in its...

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Comment on Bogus New Impact Factor Appears by M N K Khattak

Jeffery Beals is providing wonderful services to the research community. However I don’t know how can such practices be stopped. These dubious journals pointed out by Jeffery Beals publishes articles...

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Comment on Lambert Academic Publishing: A Must to Avoid by ishan

I would like to give you some information on our company and assure you that publishing your dissertation with out company does not constitute an embarrassing fact. LAP LAMBERT publishes about 10,000...

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Comment on Lambert Academic Publishing: A Must to Avoid by Ligia Vieira

All those reasons make a case on how easy it is to publish with you, not that it doesn’t constitute an embarrassing fact… In any case I would say that if publishing with LAP was that great, expanding...

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Comment on The Open-Access Wars: Bullies Square Off on Library Listserv by...

[…] Jeffrey Beall narra le guerre dell’Open Access(Steve Harnad vien fuori diverso da come lo conoscevo) e mette […]

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