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Comment on Welcome to Journals Club ! by Jeffrey Beall

So noted. Be advised that some use the OASPA membership list in such a manner as you describe. Both white-lists and blacklists have their value; one of the weaknesses of a white-list is that it takes...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

I have not analyzed that journal, so I cannot say anything about it at this time. There are very many new, standalone mega-journals such as this one appearing all the time. I am unable to analyze the...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

No, it is not.

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by amit

Thanks Dr., I will submit my article to other journal originated from any established association or society. I have inquired about this journal as i am receiving mails from the journal to publish the...

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Comment on Journal Indexing: What it is, and What it’s Not by En databas att...

[…] genomslagskraft.  Tillförlitlig information om tidskriftens A&I-tjänster är värdefull (en del skojartidskrifter ljuger friskt om […]

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Dr D B NIKUMBH

thank you very much,,,,,sir…..

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Comment on Mysterious Institute Launches with Nine Journals by Neuroskeptic...

Coltharp is <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coltharp,_Texas" rel="nofollow">"a ghost town in Houston County, Texas."</a> The origin of the name?

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

Did you have a look into the Fluoride Journal Jeffrey? They also include people as authors(in their author index) who have never submitted an article to the journal. They reprint abstracts without...

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

Yes, but I don’t find that it meets the criteria for inclusion on the list. Thanks.

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Comment on Mysterious Institute Launches with Nine Journals by Marco

If you publish with them, apparently you get a “Certificate of publication in the Coltharp Institute Journal”. Why would I want such a certificate?!

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Comment on Mysterious Institute Launches with Nine Journals by tekija

Interesting that their first conference, for what it is worth, alledgely takes place in Nashville – this is namely not the first mystery regarding Coltharp and Nashville....

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Comment on Mysterious Institute Launches with Nine Journals by Jeffrey Beall

In some countries, such as India, it is common for researchers to ask for a certificate so that they can demonstrate to their college or university that they successfully published an article.

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Comment on Mysterious Institute Launches with Nine Journals by Marco

Ah, OK, thanks. Still odd, though. I have not heard any of the journals I am involved in offering such certificates. And they’re not exactly IF < 1 journals…

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Comment on Welcome to Journals Club ! by herr doktor bimler

One disadvantage of a whitelist is that the scammers can create their own lists, just as they have created their own publication indices (which happen to rate their own journals highly).

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Comment on Welcome to Journals Club ! by Weekend reads: Nature’s torrent of...

[…] “Competition among open-access publishers is getting stronger and stronger,” writes Jeffrey Beall. “To survive, these publishers must invent new ways to stand out and attract more author fees from...

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

Their Journal of Education and Human Development now appears to have acquired a genuine Editor in Chief: http://aripd.org/journal/index/jehd/kathleen-m-everling

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by sam

What about the indian journal named Paripex?

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

It’s published by a firm called “The Global Journals,” which is on my list. I recommend not submitting any manuscripts to this journal.

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Comment on OMICS Goes from “Predatory Publishing” to “Predatory Meetings” by...

A beginner, not a predator. I have not read all the posts, but I recognize some of the frustration that I saw in some other participants during my first Omics Conference experience as an authorizing...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by NK

Dear Jeffrey, Please take note of the journal “INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATION IN SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS (IJSIM)” Their website is: “http://www.ijism.org/index.php/en/” There are a lot of...

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