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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

Regarding the <em>Indian Journal of Research,</em> I have not analyzed this journal. Regarding the <em>I<a href="http://www.ijmer.in/" target="_blank"...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

Correction: The <em><a href="http://theglobaljournals.com/paripex/index.php" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Indian Journal of Research</a></em> is published by a firm called The...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

Another correction: Zenith is not an open-access publisher. To access the full content, one must subscribe. They also charge authors, so they make money both by publishing content and by selling it, a...

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Comment on More Controversy Over Open-Access Publisher MDPI by Astroturfing...

[…] and vaccine opponent. She published a paper in Entropy, a journal that is in the process of being delegitimized. It made me wonder: what does author affiliation mean these […]

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Comment on More Controversy Over Open-Access Publisher MDPI by deviancebreak

Thank you very much for this post, Jeffrey. This article got me thinking about author affiliation, and I emailed MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory to see what they think of...

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Comment on A New Clone of OMICS Publishing Group: MedCrave by Steve

Sharon H. asked me to connect on LinkedIn, and it sounded fishy to me so I declined. I already declined once a few weeks ago, and then a couple days later it popped up again. Was ignoring it but it...

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

Since the end of the 19th century, it has become increasingly difficult to publish ‘scientific’ theories to legitimize racism. It might be that sketchy journals have become the only way, along with...

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

I am currently stuck in one of these meetings. Although I was aware of their poor quality, I accepted to participate because I was invited by a scientist that I know. Horrendous organization and is...

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Comment on OA Medical Journal Publishes Terrible Poem about Colitis by...

Hi Jeffrey, google now offers an image search facility so it is simple to right click on an image and find the source. Below is the result for the image you question. regards, Alan Richardson Odette...

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Comment on OA Medical Journal Publishes Terrible Poem about Colitis by J.J.

‘The poem is so, um, asinine that even the most dedicated open-access activists will demand a paywall’ I love that kind of humor, thanks for the good laughs!

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Comment on OA Medical Journal Publishes Terrible Poem about Colitis by Jeff...

I love that the masthead catch phrase is “committed for excellence” ;-)

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

It means that I recommend that researchers avoid the publishers on my list and submit their work instead to higher quality journals and publishers. My aim is to help researchers avoid being victimized...

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Comment on OA Medical Journal Publishes Terrible Poem about Colitis by...

Cool!

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

Under U.S. law, “Joint authors hold equal and full copyright in the work.” Are you sure this wasn’t a “work made for hire”? You many need a lawyer to sort this out. I don’t know of any similar cases,...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

Dr. Bormann, actually, SciDoc Publishers is on my list <a href="http://scholarlyoa.com/publishers/http://" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">here</a>. Perhaps you were searching in the...

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

It is increasingly apparent to me that the Dark Side of Open Access Journals is the existence of what I now call Vanity Science, where myself and colleagues are solicited to join the editorial boards...

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Comment on OA Medical Journal Publishes Terrible Poem about Colitis by MK

I found the image (reversed) at the Chronic Pain and Medical Marijuana website (apparently Canadian), though the title of the webpage implies it was picked up from elsewhere as a stock photo:

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Comment on OA Medical Journal Publishes Terrible Poem about Colitis by herr...

As the Beatles wrote in their lyrics, The girl with Colitis goes by.

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Comment on OA Medical Journal Publishes Terrible Poem about Colitis by Amos...

Hi, I have one of your followers and I would like to improve my research and publish with right journal. Can you assist me in establishing if  this journal is good (International Organization of...

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Comment on OA Medical Journal Publishes Terrible Poem about Colitis by...

Terrible poems you’ll find on its pages. But to read them you won’t have to shell out your wages. The “International Journal of MSRP” Check it out now – you’ll find it’s all free!

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