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Comment on Scholarly Authors are Increasingly Experiencing APC Fatigue by Marco

Sorry, don’t know where to submit a journal for you to consider, so I just place this here: http://www.ijpsbm.com/home I think this one fits just about all your criteria of a predatory OA journal...

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Comment on Scholarly Authors are Increasingly Experiencing APC Fatigue by Nils

Recently, Retraction Watch mentioned the web site Journalguide: http://www.journalguide.com/ The site offers information on fees, indexing, etc. Since the site is quite new, the information is often...

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Comment on Scholarly Authors are Increasingly Experiencing APC Fatigue by...

No, not by itself, in my opinion.

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Comment on Scholarly Authors are Increasingly Experiencing APC Fatigue by...

Agreed

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Comment on Scholarly Authors are Increasingly Experiencing APC Fatigue by...

Dear Claudia: Non-profit does not mean they do not make money. It is a tax code designation. PLoS has its financials on line as does most other publishers. Springer does not because it is a privately...

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Comment on Scholarly Authors are Increasingly Experiencing APC Fatigue by...

Marco, Thank you -- I had not heard of this journal before. Now I have analyzed it and added to my list <a href="http://wp.me/P280Ch-J" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">here</a>. In addition...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jioe Wallach

You may also want to check one called “Journal of Earth Science Research” Just got that one today, which automatically went straight into Spam.

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Comment on Scholarly Authors are Increasingly Experiencing APC Fatigue by...

[…] Meanwhile, are researchers experiencing article processing charge (APC) fatigue? […]

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Comment on Sudanese Researcher Falls Victim to Questionable Publisher by...

[…] Sudanese researcher has fallen victim to a questionable publisher, Jeffrey Beall […]

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

There are several journals with very similar titles, but I think you probably mean <a href="http://www.bowenpublishing.com/jesr/http://" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">this one</a>...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by bill

This may have been pointed out previously, but it is notable that Bowen and World Academic appear to be working from the same webpage template. Bowen: http://www.bowenpublishing.com/jesr/Publisher.aspx...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

Thanks for catching that. I am starting to realize that many of the questionable OA publishers have multiple “brands” or imprints. But because they are so intransparent, it is hard to always know who...

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Comment on Scholarly Authors are Increasingly Experiencing APC Fatigue by Narad

Harvey, APCs and page charges are different things, in my opinion. Page charges generally are made by tight-budgeted, non-profit scholarly societies. Indeed. Having spent a great deal of time working...

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Comment on Scholarly Authors are Increasingly Experiencing APC Fatigue by...

I disagree with Harvey Kane. The major attraction for authors to submit papers to commercial publishers was the lack of page charges.

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Comment on Scholarly Authors are Increasingly Experiencing APC Fatigue by...

$100 per page plus $3K for the subscription seems like a very profitable endeavor. I was a VP at two non-profits and would have very much enjoyed having a journal that generated that kind of cash flow....

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Comment on Scholarly Authors are Increasingly Experiencing APC Fatigue by...

I would look at more than just the profit part of the equation. OA is not a profitless endeavor regardless of who is the publisher – for profit or not for profit. I would think the most important part...

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Comment on Scholarly Authors are Increasingly Experiencing APC Fatigue by Narad

With only 500 subscribers, and I am sure you had more, that was a $1.5 million journal without page charges. And, apparently, magically without expenses. The only thing left to pare from that budget...

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Hi, Apologies if my first comment was not clear. I am really interested in if anyone has any data on the different models of OA. I would like to know what the breakdown of OA models are– Gold vs. free....

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

I have analyzed this publisher. I did not find that it met the criteria for inclusion on my list, so I did not add it.

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

I don’t know. I am unable to access their website — it seems to be down. Not a good sign, if their website is broken.

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