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Comment on Publishing Pseudo-Science by R V Krishnakumar

Dr.Beall, Let me thank you first for moderating comments here. By this you have ensured decent talk. The article above is a perfect example of ‘exploitation’ of the concept of OA by an author and I am...

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Comment on Publishing Pseudo-Science by Colin Barron

In reply to Dr Krishnakumar, there is a big danger. A number of lecturers at my University have published in journals listed on Jeffrey Beall’s list. When it is pointed out to them that publishing...

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Comment on List of Publishers by All That Glitters Is Not Gold, But Is It...

[...] http://scholarlyoa.com/publishers/  (accessed 8 Dec [...]

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Comment on Respected Swiss Journal Hijacked by Unknown Criminals by dianabuja

There is also the current case of the site of quite a good egyptological open access journal that has been stolen – but apparently for political reasons in Egypt! -...

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Comment on Publishing Pseudo-Science by R V Krishnakumar

I agree Colin. But I dont think we can buy these ‘reasons’. Any reason other than “I got tricked” may not be a honest one. Thats the reason I think ‘Pevention is better than Regret’ as far as OA...

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Comment on List of Publishers by Integritas akademik dan publikasi...

[...] or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers’. Yang tertarik sila, lirik daftarnya di sini. Daftar kriteria yang dibuat oleh Beall dalam menentukan penerbit yang masuk ke dalam daftar...

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

[...] yang dibuat oleh Beall dalam menentukan penerbit yang masuk ke dalam daftar tersebut dapat dilirik di sini. Anda boleh setuju, boleh tidak. Tentu saja, hal ini masih bisa diperdebatkan. Tetapi,...

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

[...] or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers’. Yang tertarik sila, lirik daftarnya di sini. Daftar ini memuat 244 penerbit ‘predator’ dengan puluhan judul jurnal per penernit dan [...]

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Comment on Publishing Pseudo-Science by Atanu Chatterjee

Krishnakumar , how can be you so prejudiced? Please clarify what you meant, “I believe most OA authors belong to this category”???

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Comment on Publishing Pseudo-Science by Colin Barron

I am not suggesting, Dr Krishnakumar, that these responses should be accepted. What they indicate is that the people who make such comments, may be smart, but they lack academic integrity and academic...

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Comment on Publishing Pseudo-Science by R V Krishnakumar

I should have been more clear by saying, “most OA authors who publish in Beall’s predators”. Is it OK, Atanu.

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

what about INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BIOASSAYS?

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Comment on Combining Fake Journals with Fake Conferences: Global Business &...

Interesting (and effective) method. I completely understand the busines logic of filling up newly started journals with conference papers; as it provides the much-neded visibility and content for the...

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Comment on Publishing Pseudo-Science by R.V. Krishnakumar

I understand, Colin. Still, there is no big danger for Science, but to the reputation of Institutions. Journals, when accepting papers do not go into the reputation of institutions but quality of...

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Comment on Respected Swiss Journal Hijacked by Unknown Criminals by Rens W....

As an avid promotor of online privacy and the protection of websites against censorship, but also a young researcher, this thing really makes it difficult for me to choose sides. On the one side, the...

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Comment on Combining Fake Journals with Fake Conferences: Global Business &...

I recently added that publisher to my list. Thanks.

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Comment on List of Publishers by Scholarly journal publishing – Things turn...

[...] a hard working librarian at University of Colorado Denver called Jeffrey Beall who maintains Beall’s List: Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers.  This is a...

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

[...] is a list of questionable, scholarly open-access publishers.  There’s carefully prepared criteria for determining entries on the list.  I’ve found the list very useful when trying to assess [...]

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

The publisher of this journal, ebiosciences, has been added to my list. Thaks.

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Comment on Publisher Charges Authors for Retractions by Rahim Khan,India

A charge for retraction….wow….there are even funnier charges though….like manuscript reviewing charge

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