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

We, Americans, believe so much in fair competition and market mechanism. Let the market work on its own. Scholars and academic decision-makers are not stupid; they know their potential levels of...

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

Hi, Trevor, Part of the free market includes reviews, commentaries, case studies, investigative reports, and the like. For example, if someone publishes a book, the free market includes people who...

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

[...] would appear that it’s manuscript 11902 that was the offending one, according to a February 26 blog post by Jeffrey Beal. Beal highlights plagiarized passages from paper — “Eminent Domain: In...

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Comment on Criteria for Determining Predatory Open-Access Publishers (2nd...

Sorry, I lack sufficient time to examine the differences between the two; perhaps you should re-direct your question on a blog devoted to copyright issues.

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Comment on Report Details Predatory Practices of Two Bosnian Journals by...

It looks like the International Journal of Arabic-English Studies is not an open-access journal, and I limit my analyses to OA jorunals. Regarding your other question, yes retraction is the proper...

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

Yes, sending articles for review to scholars in non-matching fields is a hallmark of predatory publishers.

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Comment on Criteria for Determining Predatory Open-Access Publishers (2nd...

Thank you Mr. Beall, Then, as far as your list is concerned, in the case of Infonomics society, could give more details about this publisher’s predatory characteristics? Thank you!

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

  Very good information. I agree that to many times people are writing articles and only worrying about the search engines and not the little things about the article that are more important. Things in...

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Comment on Criteria for Determining Predatory Open-Access Publishers by...

[...] Di dalam website tersebut juga terdapat artikel yang perlu kita cermati, berjudul Criteria for Determining Predatory Open-Access Publishers. [...]

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

Not meaning to be pedantic, but “begs the question” really is not what you meant.

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

Thank you for raising that question. I have already been raked over the coals on another blog for saying that. See: <a...

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Comment on Criteria for Determining Predatory Open-Access Publishers (2nd...

I observe the following problems: 1. Their “contact us” page does not provide a headquarters location 2. Several of the journals have the same EiC despite covering different subjects 3. My anti-virus...

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

If you thoroughly read the website for this organization it would appear a manuscript can be assured publication for the right fees..

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

Does one pay “under the table?”

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Comment on Research by Keis Ohtsuka

Dear Jeff, Thank you for your informative blog. I think I stumbled into another predatory journal. International Journal of Education and Researchhttp://www.ijern.com/Aim-and-Scope.php Many things do...

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Comment on Research by Jeffrey Beall

Thank you for this information and for your excellent analysis. I also did an analysis and have decided to add the publisher CRC Australia, to my list. Much appreciated.

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Comment on About the Author by Open access: anyone can be a scientist? |...

[...] one without peer-review seems to be not done in the academic world. Nature wrote an article on Jeffrey Beall who looked into ‘preditory publishers’, shifty publishers which ask up until $1800 for...

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Comment on Introducing: The World Academic Publishing by A M Butt

Hi, I received info asking me to write an article for them. Any update about this publisher? At first look and first thought that comes into my mind is open access fraud……. please update

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Comment on Introducing: The World Academic Publishing by Jeffrey Beall

That publisher remains on my list.

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Comment on Two Predatory Bloopers by Guria

‘European Journal of Social Sciences’ and ‘European Journal of Scientific Research’ are no longer open access journals but they still collect fees from authors. Isn’t that strange?

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