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

I wasn’t aware that COPE had personal memberships.

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

They are called Associate Memberships and they are very selective. It has taken months and I just received notice of acceptance yesterday. I was pretty excited. :)

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Comment on Open-Access Publisher Sends Extremely Annoying Spam Emails by Katrin

Deliberate greets? As opposed to what, accidental greets?

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Comment on Appeals by LAOcampo

Dear Mr. Beall, Please check this publisher: Elite Hall Publishing House (http://pur1.elitehall.com/index.php?route=information/information&information_id=4) In my opinion, this should be added in...

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Comment on A Magical Combination: Easy Acceptance and an Authentic Impact...

I have received a mail from your website as given below I want to pay the processing fee before that i would like to clarify the authentication status of this mail Dear Dr. Thank you very much for...

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Comment on A Magical Combination: Easy Acceptance and an Authentic Impact...

I recommend that you not publish your paper with Medwell Journals. If this were me, I would withdraw the paper immediately. This is a very low quality publisher.

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Comment on A Magical Combination: Easy Acceptance and an Authentic Impact...

The journal (JAVA) seems to have lost its TR impact factor this year.

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by HLS Weekly Roundup | hls

[…] that show the astronomical rise of predatory publishers. A lot of folks are already aware of this incredibly helpful list from CU Denver librarian Jeffrey Beall, but if you aren’t, it’s an...

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Comment on Mysterious Institute Launches with Nine Journals by Dr. John A....

Dr. Gordon is an established teacher, mentor and researcher. (Google Dr. Jean Gordon, FIU, Capella etc.). Still, is there sufficient data to make a determination about the conferences and journals?...

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Comment on Appeals by Jeffrey Beall

I have analyzed this publisher and found that it meets the criteria for inclusion on my list. It is particularly sloppy. I think researchers should seek a much better outlet for their work than this...

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Comment on Mysterious Institute Launches with Nine Journals by bill

Are you sure the FIU researcher is the person who sent the email? Most things about this “institute” look dubious so I would be surprised that an established academic would be involved in setting it up.

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Comment on Mysterious Institute Launches with Nine Journals by Dr Gordon

Thanks John

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Comment on Mysterious Institute Launches with Nine Journals by Dr. John A....

Dear Bill, I only know that the data you published matches the data for Dr. Jean Gordon at FIU, Capella, St. Thomas etc. I recognize the photo and the education history. I have no way of knowing if she...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

I have added this journal to my list here: http://scholarlyoa.com/individual-journals/ I recommend that you not submit papers to this journal and instead find a higher quality one.

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Comment on Appeals by LAOcampo

Thank you sir. I have one hypothetical question. If for instance an OA publisher, say a small scholarly society, has a journal that is indexed in one of your misleading metrics list, does it qualify...

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Comment on Appeals by Jeffrey Beall

Are you sure that’s really hypothetical? I don’t like to rely on a single criterion. The case would have to be handled in a broader context.

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Comment on Appeals by LAOcampo

Let’s take for instance this one: International Journal of Applied Operational Research (http://www.ijorlu.ir/index.php?slc_lang=en&sid=1) which is published by the Department of Mathematics of...

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Comment on Appeals by Jeffrey Beall

Well, you find it legitimate, and it’s not on my list. The main things I look for are lack of transparency and use of deception. It’s possible the publisher doesn’t realize the problems with this...

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Comment on Lambert Academic Publishing: A Must to Avoid by Jeffrey Beall

This is a fee-based service that helps authors get published in scholarly journals. It is extremely dangerous and I recommend avoiding it at all costs. It’s not on my list because it’s not a scholarly...

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Comment on Bogus “Center” Provides Quick, Easy, and Cheap Publishing by Yurii

In addition some text pieces appears in multiple papers with different authors. For example, if you take first three sentences from Link1 (Albania’s Integration in EU / Darjel Sina, Arjan Vasjari) and...

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