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Comment on OA Publisher Disappears from Internet, Goes Out of Business by...

I spoke to a Thomson Reuters representative at their booth at a conference this summer. He told me they are aware of the problem but are unconcerned. I was surprised by this.

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Comment on Is OMICS Publishing Group Sneakily Trying to Buy Its Way into...

They are an alternative to publishers with thorough and transparent peer review. I submitted to an OMICS journal and can confirm only lip service was done to the process of peer review.

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Comment on New Predatory Publisher Copies Look and Feel of BioMed Central by...

please this one is predator or not http://iaesjournal.com/online/index.php/IJPHS/

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Azin

Dear Dr. Jeffrey Please inform me about the quality of this journal. http://www.theijbm.com/ Kind regards, Azin

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Comment on New Predatory Publisher Copies Look and Feel of BioMed Central by...

It is not.

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

That journal is on my list <a href="http://scholarlyoa.com/individual-journals/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">here</a>, so I recommend against submitting papers to it.

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

I believe Hindawi is changing it’s business model. With a new predatory “pay & print” open access publisher popping up every week, the “low-end” is getting crowded. I guess they are trying to raise...

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Comment on Mysterious Institute Launches with Nine Journals by tina halpain

As a founding member, I just wanted to address some of the concerns expressed above. Coltharp Institute a recently formed organization focused on delivering an engaging conference experience with the...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

It is very difficult to withdraw manuscripts from low-quality publishers. Sorry.

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Comment on OA Publisher Disappears from Internet, Goes Out of Business by...

Interesting. Thanks. They must still be sitting on the server. But the home page is gone.

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Comment on Mysterious Institute Launches with Nine Journals by bill

Dear Tina, Thanks for clarifying the situation and good luck with the Institute.

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

It seems to me that the need for accuracy in a medical paper far outstrips the quest for rapid publication. People’s lives could be at stake. I would guess that is why the care was and is being taken...

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Comment on An Editorial Board Mass-Resignation — from an Open-Access Journal...

It’s not exactly a mass resignation if one board member stayed on to become the editor-in-chief. Believe it or not, I actually know Anatole. I have no idea what he is doing as editor of this journal,...

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Comment on An Editorial Board Mass-Resignation — from an Open-Access Journal...

Actually, Anatole is kinda everything and a little bit more. He has a number of works on “DNA genealogy” that were published in this very journal.

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Comment on Red Alert: Avens Publishing Group by Assem

what to do to withdrow my minuscript I was sent to medcrave group

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Comment on An Editorial Board Mass-Resignation — from an Open-Access Journal...

Well, if his Wikipedia entry is correct, it is not so odd he is involved.

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

But, Harvey, using your logic, the longer a paper takes to be reviewed, revised, and re-reviewed, the more worthy the journal! I agree care should be taken in any peer-review process but presumably...

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

I was in Frankfurt when OA was first proposed behind closed doors. Those in the sciences who really need to know the results of a paper know about it way before the paper is even penned. I don’t know...

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

Harvey I get your point, but lazy reviewers are not automatically good reviewers; and some of them are lazy, simple as that. I’m doing reviews myself and I do it with greatest diligence. When I accept,...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Raj

How about this- http://pub.iapchem.org/ojs/index.php/admet/index# ADMET & DMPK ADMET & DMPK (ISSN:1848-7718) is an international, peer reviewed open-access Journal aiming for rapid...

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