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

I am sorry that I am re-posting some of my thoughts again from previous thread (http://scholarlyoa.com/2012/12/19/publisher-charges-authors-for-retractions/#comments). Basically, I believe that always...

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

Most amazing. What (apparent) greed will spawn…

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

Hi Jeff Thanks for providing this information to the scientific society, but I have one doubt. Academic and Scientific Publishing just now started their Journals even they have not published a single...

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

I don’t know why the subject of ISSN keeps coming up. 1. ISSN assignment have NEVER been about content or quality. As long as it is serials, it can get an ISSN. 2. It is not even physically possible to...

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

I never used the term “fake publisher.” I have listed this publisher on my list of predatory publishers, so it’s fair to say I’ve called it predatory. It clear that the mission of this publisher is to...

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

I think this guy must have been pressing reload on here a lot:http://virtualchrisleonard.co.uk/bjg.html But in all seriousness, I hope no one is taken in by this shell of a scam. Thanks for flagging it...

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

I believe this publisher even did not bother to do a simple search on whether the journals listed above had already been registered by others or not. For example International Journal of Civil...

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Comment on Scholarly Indexes are Unwittingly “Legitimizing” Corrupt...

For comapnies like EBSCO and Elsevier, there is only one way to spell quality: PROFIT. Unfortunately, 95% of the academic community is having their hood pulled over their eyes. Fancy web-sites and...

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

Raj, you sound like you are part of Academic and Scientific Publishing by defending it so strongly. You see, this is EXACTLY the problem. This publisher has the responsibility to wait for the...

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Comment on Scholarly Indexes are Unwittingly “Legitimizing” Corrupt...

Ebsco full-text databases will include just about anything. As far as I know, the A&Is (Not the abstract databass but the actual A&Is) are fairly exclusive.

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

Naser, I am not sure if we should be applauding you, or criticising you. You have just given a brilliant idea to to-be fraudsters who are willing to try anything now. That is why I have always...

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Comment on Scholarly Indexes are Unwittingly “Legitimizing” Corrupt...

The link for World Journal of Science and Technology worldjournalofscience.com/ does not work. May be this site has become down for copyright violation. I do believe cheaters will face much trouble in...

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Comment on Scholarly Indexes are Unwittingly “Legitimizing” Corrupt...

EBSCO also has a substantial chunk of content by Icon Group International...

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Comment on Scholarly Indexes are Unwittingly “Legitimizing” Corrupt...

I second the opinion of Shawn. EBSCO, PROQUEST, CABI etc still maintain good evaluation criteria and it is not easy to be included. OK, I do agree that some low quality journals are there. But still...

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Comment on Scholarly Indexes are Unwittingly “Legitimizing” Corrupt...

Mr Khan, Shawn was actually criticising EBSCO, but seems your poor understanding of the English language has prevented you from understanding the former part of his comment. Rather than spewing out...

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Comment on Scholarly Indexes are Unwittingly “Legitimizing” Corrupt...

The only use I can see in these scholarly indexes is to help finding articles on a given subject. Being included doesn’t say anything on a journal’s quality. To some extent, bibliometric indices such...

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Comment on Documenting Plagiarism in Ashdin Publications’ Journals by Sylvain...

Erratum: the reviews I cited analyze articles in periods 1966-2008 and 1966-2009, respectively. Sorry.

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Comment on A Publisher with no Website: Science and Engineering Publishing...

Here is the website: http://www.seipub.org. They list a contact address in Indiana

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Comment on Lambert Academic Publishing: A Must to Avoid by Chaya Zipori

What distinguishes a reputable publisher from a non-reputable publisher?

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

Please see <a href="http://scholarlyoa.com/2012/08/04/criteria-for-determining-predatory-open-access-publishers/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Criteria for Determining Predatory Open-Access...

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