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Comment on Two Agriculture Journals Share the Same Title by Nasser ghaly yousif

Hi Jeffrey, Even the new journal have some parts of established journal title name, but had own ISSN, real articles, editors, peer reviewers and supported by society I think we give it some chance to...

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Comment on Appeals by Jeffrey Beall

There is no publisher with that name on my list.

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Comment on The Scientific World Journal Will Lose Its Impact Factor — Again...

@A The only people who can help you with this issue are the member of your thesis committee, ask them. Random strangers on the internet have no idea what will help you graduate. As a side note,...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by “Are you sure another OA...

[…] When I said that I’ll launch my open-access journal (OA j), Mr. Bealle asked me to think it again. I understand that he’s tired to see another greedy and irresponsible publisher. This is very...

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Comment on The Scientific World Journal Will Lose Its Impact Factor — Again...

Based on your description, I see no evidence of misconduct.

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Jeffrey Beall

It sounds like you lost the contest, not won it.

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by juliet.p

Exactly… and I refused to publish my thesis with them in the end, because I do not think that it is worth giving away my rights for 20 years in exchange of an ISBN code (if I want to publish my thesis...

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Comment on The Scientific World Journal Will Lose Its Impact Factor — Again...

This is not unprecedented. My own thesis adviser once had a master’s student who wished to publish his results. My adviser was not sure of the data, so declined to be an author, but did permit the...

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

Thanks for giving a heads up on MedCrave. I was also contacted through my LinkedIn account and received a message written in odd English from Jessie Rose of MedCrave (see below). I replied asking why...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Inam

Oh new supervisor is not an option for me. I am in 3rd year of my PhD and moving towards my final stages. According to information on the website, it is an ISI indexed journal and have been publishing...

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Comment on Lambert Academic Publishing: A Must to Avoid by eelir

They are pretty stubborn. I know my friend published his MSc with them. They keep bugging me constantly. I wont even reply to them hoping they will think my email is wrong. They are “attacking” Swedish...

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Comment on Two Agriculture Journals Share the Same Title by herr doktor bimler

How much will you charge people to edit, peer-review and transmit their comments? AFAF.

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Comment on Two Agriculture Journals Share the Same Title by Marcin

I had the questionable pleasure to be asked to review a paper for JAS-CSSE. Despite my outright REJECTION on the poor, poor paper (in my opinion fully justified, based on duplicatory character of the...

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Comment on Appeals by Om

I have talked to support of the journal regarding this, they say we have a large editorial board and that’s why they could review a paper within 10 days. Is there any other reason? I have already given...

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Comment on Two Agriculture Journals Share the Same Title by deillevid

The full history of the (British) Journal of Optics is a bit more complicated than that. It was already called Journal of Optics between 1977-1998, then merged with another journal to become Journal of...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Mark P. Kamau

Hi Jeffrey Good work you are doing there. If a journal claims to be indexed in Scopus, is it always a surety that it is a good journal (like this one here http://jestec.taylors.edu.my/)?

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

Some use listing in Scopus as a “white list.” However, there are a few titles/publishers in Scopus that are also on my list.

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Comment on Spam Email from Questionable Journal Provides Comic Relief by Maria

this is adorable. Never imagined, your blog could actually make me laugh out loud. Would definitely make a funny tidbit for Open Access Week.

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Ismail Ismail

I was wondering to see “http://www.iiste.org” in your list, this journal has helped in the promotion of many senior lecturers in developing countries and it is among the trusted journals…i think we...

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Comment on Spam Email from Questionable Journal Provides Comic Relief by...

Am asking about some new indexing like citefactor, j-gate, International Scientific Indexing ISI and its give impact factor to journals. ARE these indexing website fake or real.

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