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Comment on Appeals by Pablo J SAEZ

Ok, thank you very much. What do you think about Hindawi Publish Corp? (http://www.hindawi.com/) They are not in your list. Thanks in advance, PJS

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Comment on New Open-Access Publisher Launches with 66 Journal Titles by Cleve...

One of my junior colleagues submitted a paper here, without my knowledge, on which I was an author. Of course, they want money. I wrote an email for her to send to them with a link to this page...

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Comment on Appeals by Jeffrey Beall

Hindawi is NOT on my list, correct. It is not a predatory publisher.

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Comment on Peer Review Reports from Questionable Publishers: Three Examples...

Gordon ELSEVIER has many well known ISI indexed journals with poor review quality. Expert Systems with Applications is just an example of it. They used to publish 100 papers per month with no peer...

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Comment on Peer Review Reports from Questionable Publishers: Three Examples...

[…] Peer Review Reports from Questionable Publishers: Three Examples – Drüben im Scholarly Open Access Blog gewährt Jeffrey Beall einen Blick auf drei verschiedene Peer Review Reports aus drei...

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Comment on Peer Review Reports from Questionable Publishers: Three Examples...

J. Beall said: “The publisher’s goal is to get the paper accepted as quickly as possible and pocket the article processing charges.” One little “but”: peer review repot number 1 clearly states: “This...

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Comment on Peer Review Reports from Questionable Publishers: Three Examples...

Reviewer 1 from the peer review report 1 ticked ‘no’ to option ‘litterature review is adequate’, yet in the narrative part he wrote ‘The paper provides a very thorough review of literatures’ (sic!)....

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Mtata Arsla

Hi Beall.. please could help me with the publishers and journals related to music .. the questionable ones. Also could you tell me bout the list of journals that are included on...

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Comment on Peer Review Reports from Questionable Publishers: Three Examples...

I take your point. This is a new publisher, and they strategically plan to get the first couple or few issues full of articles, then they use these early issues to attract additional article...

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Comment on Peer Review Reports from Questionable Publishers: Three Examples...

I agree – this might be their strategy. It is poor a strategy, though; after a bunch of such crappy peer reviews all they’re left with at the end of the day is an issue published for free and a mob of...

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Comment on Be Careful with Spam from Research Media by radioloveless

I just got the same email. This blog has been really helpful, thanks for sharing. Somehow they got ahold of me through my grant title, it was a pretty convincing email. They didn’t include a cost...

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Comment on Peer Review Reports from Questionable Publishers: Three Examples...

Dear Jeffery I would like very much to thank you for the great efforts you are making every day. I wonder if you shed the light on the hijacked journals using fake websites, I personally was almost a...

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Comment on Peer Review Reports from Questionable Publishers: Three Examples...

Yes, I have started a list of hijacked journals here: http://scholarlyoa.com/other-pages/hijacked-journals/ If you learn of any others, please let me know. Thanks, and I am happy you did not get...

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

Dear Mr. Beall, I have published a paper in “World Academic Science Journal” (www.wasj.org) in 2010 and it was indexed in Thompson Reuters’ ISI index in 2010 and 2011 (not sure when this has changed...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by william

now Austin publishing group says that they registered in usa . We got and invoice stating to pay and before i got Australian account number and now usa account number . I couldn’t estimate this...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by baishali

Intellect Journals are moving in academia rapidly. It’s website addresses are quite perplexing. I found these two web addresses – http://www.intellectbooks.com and...

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Comment on Canadian Sustainable Development Journal Doesn’t Appear Very...

[…] Canadian sustainable development journal doesn’t appear very developed, or sustainable, says Jeffrey […]

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

I think you should stop worrying so much about ISI and Thomson Reuters and just focus on doing good science and writing the best articles you can and submitting to the best journals that are...

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Comment on New Apparent Case of Serial Plagiarism Uncovered by Masood Siyyari

Hi, this is Masood Siyyari, a colleague and student of Dr Birjandi. To me what you have written here is a libel. You better know the truth first and then name someone publicly. You may contact me via...

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Comment on Swiss Journals by Liam Mac Liam

Looking at a paper in the current Swiss Journal of Research in Business and Social Sciences, I am curious.http://www.sjrbss.com/SJRBSS-14-1301.pdf It appears to be a solid, original piece of research...

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