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Comment on Predatory Publishers are Abusing the ISO Logo by ISO Certification...

An interesting article that has clearly promoted much discussion around this topic, thank you for posting.

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Comment on Two Predatory Bloopers by Jeffrey Beall

That’s greedy!

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

Dear Jeffrey, I just got an email offering to submit any article in journal below: *American Journal of Experimental Agriculture* *(AJEA **Link**)* I am wondering if it is included in a predatory?...

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

I’m trying to understand how your list works. It doesn’t include Sage Open. Yet Sage Open lists no editor-in-chief; no academic affiliation for any editor (only for members of the “editorial advisory...

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by Dodgy journals go for gold | Frederick Guy

[...] Jeffrey Beale, a librarian at the University of Colorado, Denver, publishes a list of “Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers“; his blog, Scholarly Open...

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Comment on Book review: Policy Guidelines for the Development and Promotion...

[...] though Beale’s blog can be, I do think he’s got a chip on his shoulder here. Reviewing Alma Swan’s report on open access for UNESCO, he slates her for using the term “double dipping” to [...]

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by If you’re going to solicit papers for a...

[...] a great solicitation from David Publishing Company, a company on Beall’s list of predatory publishers (I’ve reformatted it so you don’t have to see all the fonts they [...]

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

Jamal, Yes, that journal is published by ScienceDomain International. This publisher is included on my list, so I recommend that you not submit any papers to them. Good luck. Jeffrey

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Comment on Beware of Spam Email With Offers to Promote Your Research by...

My suggestion: Lip Glossers

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Comment on Beware of Spam Email With Offers to Promote Your Research by Shawn

Just another variation of the vanity press… Like a lot of the “Who’s Who” publications. How bad does one career have to go before they pay for a fluff piece on some magazine that no one reads and...

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Comment on Beware of Spam Email With Offers to Promote Your Research by Nils

Douglas Adams would call these the Golgafrinchan Middle Class.

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Comment on Research by Yehuda Klein

Sage Open covers pretty much everything. But AFAIK, they are legit. Thoughts?

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Comment on Journal Indexing: What it is, and What it’s Not by Abuh Adah

How do I get my journal indexed?

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Comment on Two New Questionable Publishers: CDDK and American V-King by La...

[...] L’editore, che non ha ancora deciso se mettere o no una s ad <em Application,pubblica qualunque cosa a pagamento. Con un supplemento, provvede alla traduzione in [...]

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Comment on Spam from Predatory Open Access Publishers is Dominating my Inbox...

I found that installing a good filter such as Spam Assassin in my email program, in addition to my university’s filter, does help significantly. It didn’t take the filter very long to learn that mails,...

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Comment on New Term: MOAMJ = Multidisciplinary Open Access Mega Journal by...

There is clearly a big difference between SAGE Open ($99) and the others ($1080 and up). How does SAGE rate on the other Beall criteria?

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by An Inadvertent...

[...] have seen other online journals come and go, and we have also seen an increase in so-called ‘predatory journals’ that are not created and developed by academics for academics, but by questionable...

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Comment on Beware of Spam Email With Offers to Promote Your Research by Tobias

I wouldn’t be surprised if the Swedish article in “Tentakel” is referring to “Projects magazine” (http://www.projectsmagazine.eu.com/magazines) from Insight publishers. I think they target EU projects...

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Comment on Lambert Academic Publishing: A Must to Avoid by John Green

I also received an unsolicited email from Lambert Academic Publishing, an imprint of VDM. The thesis I completed in 2003 and I have no plans to follow up on the researches I did then. I am now doing...

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

I take your point — if you are happy with the arrangement, then it is not a problem for you. You didn’t mention anything about signing over your copyright to this company in perpetuity. Are you okay...

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