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Comment on OA Journal Stops Publishing, Deletes Website by J. Nadal

This is very interesting and I like the label of “predatory OA”, but I wonder if it’s a little broad to label this as a digital preservation problem. I think it’s worth making a distinction between...

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Philip Machanick

The flipside of this is that there are some quite respectable journals published with predatory charges for access that put them out of reach of the less well funded researcher or library. Publishing...

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Comment on OA Journal Stops Publishing, Deletes Website by alf

All of the articles are still online as PDF files[1], but it looks like the WordPress site hosting them got hacked by a pro-Kashmir group in July 2012[2][3], and never got restored. [1] wget –mirror...

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Comment on OA Journal Stops Publishing, Deletes Website by Is an “article in...

[...] beats this journal disappearing act version of a policy [...]

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Comment on List of Publishers by oa | simonbatterbury

[...] a quick buck and bringing a bad name to Open Access publishing, see  Beall’s list – http://scholarlyoa.com/publishers. These are enterprising companies or individuals who have realised they can...

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Comment on OA Journal Stops Publishing, Deletes Website by Jeanne Adiwinata...

Dear all, Maybe it was not predatory, but only a journal that could not survive.

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Comment on Documenting Plagiarism in the Journal of Academic and Business...

One man running 19 journals. Surely, you can’t be serious. I cannot even manage to be on the editorial board of a journal which can snow me under despite my desire to perform services gratis.

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Comment on Two Predatory Bloopers by Guria

Journals with similar titles split out from Eurojournals. They are ‘European Journal of Social Sciences’ and ‘European Journal of Scientific Research’....

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Comment on Two Predatory Bloopers by Jeffrey Beall

Yes, it appears they have split off from Euro Journals (or have been sold). However, I cannot access their content; it appears they are no longer open access.

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Comment on New Publisher Fakes Association with Reed Elsevier by Traka

Hello! I hope you don’t mind but I decided to post your weblog: http://scholarlyoa.com/2013/02/05/corrupt-new-publisher-fakes-association-with-reed-elsevier/ to my on-line directory website. I used,...

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Comment on OA Journal Stops Publishing, Deletes Website by Gunther Eysenbach

Archive what you cite is the solution: http://www.webcitation.org And if it wasn’t worth citing, then it is probably not worth preserving..

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Comment on Appeal Process to be Implemented for This Blog’s Lists by Peter...

This is an excellent initiative. It may also make publishers more willing to explain what they are doing, rather than just protesting that they are innocent.

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Comment on Lambert Academic Publishing: A Must to Avoid by Heesung Yang

Wow, thank you very much for this. I just received an e-mail from this company. What is hilarious is that they apparently thought my *undergraduate* honours thesis was a thesis meant for postgraduate...

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Comment on Appeal Process to be Implemented for This Blog’s Lists by Shawn

Let me guess what the majority of the appeals are: 1. We really do peer-review…Never mind we just published a 3 paragraph article full of spelling errors and 2 plagiarized paragraphs from the National...

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Comment on What’s Up with Dr. George Perry? by Yurii

Pretty good example of a political corect non-answer.

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Comment on What’s Up with Dr. George Perry? by Enrique Espinosa

If we were to embrace Dr. Perry’s ideas, we would require that ALL predatory open publishers had an efficient system of eliminating manuscripts that didn’t pass post-publication review AND informing...

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Comment on What’s Up with Dr. George Perry? by Shawn

His wiki page doesn’t include those publications: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Perry_%28neuroscientist%29 I think they should be added to his Professional Appointments

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Comment on Appeal Process to be Implemented for This Blog’s Lists by Christopher

Jeffrey: This is a very positive step towards making your work sustainable and more widely accepted. By implementing a formalized review process, this list is moving from one man’s opinion to the...

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by The Downside of...

[...] refers to: Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Jeffrey Beall. Scholarly Open Access blog entry released December 4, [...]

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Comment on What’s Up with Dr. George Perry? by Equality

Everyone has a right to choose whatever they want as long as they have a sound reason behind that. Even I think the predatory publishers are a serious problem in the academic world, however, I...

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