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Comment on Research by Jeffrey Beall

I’ve analyzed it and find it somewhat messy, but I don’t think it meets the criteria for inclusion on the list. If you think it should be on the list, I’d be interested to hear what you think.

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Comment on WSEAS and NAUN: Two Publishers (and Conference Organizers) to...

Thank you for your response. What about ISI?

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Comment on Is Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP) Publishing...

So, the key question is, how do we stop them? Shaming them publically is not working, transnational prosecutions are not viable, or even possible, and directors and CEOs are not (and cannot be) held...

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Comment on Is Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP) Publishing...

Please not Galileo again ! It was inquisition which has “judged” him because of his work not lined up with religious beliefs, nothing to do with his “peer”. This is a plain sophistical comparison.

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Comment on Icelandic Journal Latest Victim of Journal Hijacking by victor

The Jokull scam is still alive [03 August 2014]. We have just received an email accepting our paper and urged to pay $515 in four days -which we didn’t since I smelled a scam…

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Comment on Research by KM

It was difficult for me to find the authors guidelines and the publication fee and the journals scope is a bit broad (e.g. politics, economics and law), apart from that I do not have any particular...

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Comment on Meta-analyses and the Problems of Duplicate Publication and...

As a peer reviewer, I had a case where a proposed paper (in English) has been published earlier in Portuguese, with the order of the author’s names shuffled around and some minor changes made to the...

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Comment on Researchers Find “Naming Of Allah” Prevents Certain Histological...

Dear colleagues I have recently received your critics about my published article entitled Histological Changes in Liver and Pectoral Muscles of Broiler Chickens Slaughtered with and Without Naming of...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Mihaly Mezei

There seems to be an other damage done by the predatory publishers. I am an editor for the recently started Computational Biology Journal published by Hindawi (not on the 2014 list). They have a nice...

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Comment on Questionable OA Publisher Launches with a Clever Website and 52...

I just got an email from Georgia Fryar asking me to submit to the journals – they will decide where my paper fits (handy). The journal titles sound in some cases rather weird and I note that some of...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Dickson Mireku

please what about Journal of Biodiversity Management and Forestry. Is it a predatory journal?

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Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by Henry Woo

Thanks for this article Jeff. I just received an invite from Avens to join an editorial board. The usual rubbish trying to appeal to vanity and trying to butter me up with words like reputation,...

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Comment on David Publishing: Flipping Its Model by JJ

They are still at it – I received solicitation from this company for submission to a journal entitled US-China Education Review, based on a presentation I did at a regional psychology conference. The...

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Comment on Other pages by Michael

It would be very useful to have an app that allows one to find out what articles a particular person has published in predatory journals. More than one would encourage one to ask questions.

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Comment on Other pages by akrasiographer

It would be useful to have an app that allows one to find out what articles a particular person has published in predatory journals. More than one would certainly raise questions when hiring, reviewing...

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Comment on Hair Journal Reveals OMICS’ Exploitation of Researchers by Yehuda...

It is hard to rank spammers. However the two Publishers that annoy me most often are Bentham Open and SCIRP.

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Mutinta Muleya

Dear Mr Beall, A friend of mine submitted a manuscript to one of the journals listed Asian Academic Research association, and in less than five days the paper was accepted for publication, how does...

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Comment on Introducing: The World Academic Publishing by Chris Fellows

At least one of their journals appears to be making a serious effort at peer review – I was contacted by “Advanced Shipping and Ocean Engineering” to review a manuscript where my expertise was actually...

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Comment on Hair Journal Reveals OMICS’ Exploitation of Researchers by herr...

Thinning ethics. I hope this is not the beginning of a Pun escalation between you and the RetractionWatch bloggers.

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Comment on Hair Journal Reveals OMICS’ Exploitation of Researchers by P Canning

So let’s see: open access publishing has resulted in scamsters, spammers, deceivers and fraudsters. What good is it to anyone?

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