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Comment on Publisher Charges Authors for Retractions by Dr. Rajesh K Anand

The authors should be fined and even the authencity of the work reported needs to be checked once again. The new regime, where publication are being given more weightage has led to this type of frauds...

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Comment on Two “Institutes” That Want Your Money by Jeffrey Beall

No.

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Comment on Bogus New OA Publisher Association Attempts to Compete with OASPA...

Haha, I wonder what a “Perfect Editorial Board” is.

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Comment on Bogus New OA Publisher Association Attempts to Compete with OASPA...

If it exists, it can not be perfect. So for a chance to be perfect, it must be non-existent, and i think at least some predatory journals have such an editorial board.

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Comment on Bogus New OA Publisher Association Attempts to Compete with OASPA...

“Serials should not be irregular Any previously published matter should be not publish by the serial” What is a serial??

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

I’m really concerned to see that Hindawi is not included this year after being under investigation this year. In Hindawi is clear that you pay to get something published. There are no anonymous...

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Comment on Should Journalists Cite Material from Predatory Journals? by Robin...

Exactly Shawn. That is why the scientific community is now in serious trouble, I believe. Journalism and scientific journalism is, in my opinion, already so biased and opinionated, that it actually...

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Comment on Two Predatory Bloopers by Robin Hood

Dear Eponine. Jeff does not have Inderscience listed on the list of predatory publishers. You claim that many “bogus” conferences are published by this publsher. You cannot make claims without proof....

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Peter Nonacs

I did publish this year in a Hindawi journal. It was anonymously reviewed and and our experience was professional. The journal is Psyche, which has had a long history of being published by the...

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Comment on Bogus New OA Publisher Association Attempts to Compete with OASPA...

I work for a museum in Japan where we use both ISBN and ISSN numbers for monographs published within a series. This allows librarians to file the monographs all together on one shelf, or seperately...

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Comment on Three New Questionable Open-Access Publishers by pbp

You can see The “Science publishing group” had changed their logo from google crome style to another one..

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Comment on Bogus New OA Publisher Association Attempts to Compete with OASPA...

Hi Schmuck, Serials are any kind of publication that is appears in a series, i.e. a sequence over time. Formal academic journals are the most common kind of serial discussed in this blog. They usually...

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Comment on Should Journalists Cite Material from Predatory Journals? by Shawn

The point of my post was not “against” embargo, my position is that it is not practical. A total ban is not realistic because vanity publishers have learned to mask their operations to make...

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Comment on Open-Access Publisher Launches with 355 New Journals by naser

I wonder whether this guy could even manage to register ISSN for these journals. When a person wants to handle so many journals at the same time, he will end up publishing Plagiarized papers and his...

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Comment on Open-Access Publisher Launches with 355 New Journals by Robin Hood

The ISSN is in a large part to blame. Corruption does not start at the bottom., It starts at the top. No quality control. Makes you wonder what the ISSN benefits from being associated with this plague....

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Comment on Open-Access Publisher Launches with 355 New Journals by Ben

While scrolling down to the comment form I was also thinking about ISSNs :) I noticed that 56 and 57 appear to be duplicates (“International Journal of Anthropology”).

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Comment on Open-Access Publisher Launches with 355 New Journals by Jeffrey Beall

Ben, thanks for catching that. I crossed it out, but I think I will not change my title.

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Comment on Open-Access Publisher Launches with 355 New Journals by naser

There are many similar cases of OA publishers who claim they are running over 100 journals but when we check the journals’ content we see that only a few have actual contents. Look at IDOSI for...

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Laureano Ralon

Reblogged this on <a href="http://figureground.ca/2013/01/16/12110/" rel="nofollow">Figure/Ground Communication™</a>.

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Hilary Carey

What about this kind of approach? I do not need to pay publishers to accept my work and I wonder why I am being pressured (I was approached multiple times with the same request) to publish in this...

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