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Comment on Hundreds of Articles Disappear as Publisher Changes Model from...

It’s not just the scammers, BE Press went “closed access” and now MANY authors are pissed off, e.g., http://www.digitopoly.org/2012/01/26/berkeley-electronic-press-closes-up-journals/

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Comment on Lambert Academic Publishing: A Must to Avoid by The Myth of...

[...] expectations for LAP Lambert.  The top results on a Google search included articles titled “Lambert Academic Publishing: A Must to Avoid,” “Why You Shouldn’t Publish with Lap Lambert,” and my...

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Comment on OMICS Goes from “Predatory Publishing” to “Predatory Meetings” by...

Ken, you are the first person that I have read about that actually attended one of their conferences. Which conferences did you attend? They were actually conducted? What about cancellations? Dr. E.

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Comment on Does Scholarly Open-Access Publishing Increase Author Misconduct?...

I cannot agree more with Dr. Beall. If open access is a boon forthose who want to do research , it could (and in fact is) used by bogus reserachers and editors to plagiarize and get credit for what...

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Comment on Does Scholarly Open-Access Publishing Increase Author Misconduct?...

Isn’t it probable that open access publishing allows an increased detection of misconduct? If the three papers were published in obscure subscription-based journals, what are the chances that you or...

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Comment on Does Scholarly Open-Access Publishing Increase Author Misconduct?...

Author misconduct is the logical consequence of poor or nonexistent peer review. One can observe a similar negative selection effect on the viXra repository, an alternative to arXiv without endorsement...

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Comment on Does Scholarly Open-Access Publishing Increase Author Misconduct?...

Open access publishing adds transparency to the published literature: it does in fact increases the rate of *detection* of author misconduct. That has been noted already several years ago, e.g. Lin,...

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Comment on Does Scholarly Open-Access Publishing Increase Author Misconduct?...

Yes and no… For example, the 2 groups of authors: 1) Scholars that publish questionable material 2) Low level scholars that would otherwise be difficult to publish Scholars that engage in unethical...

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Comment on Does Scholarly Open-Access Publishing Increase Author Misconduct?...

Of course you’re right Dr Beal. It’s a no brainer. Most OA follows an author pays model. The old name for author pays was vanity publishing.

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Comment on Does Scholarly Open-Access Publishing Increase Author Misconduct?...

Agree with Geoffrey Beal. However, given the seriousness of the statements, I think that adding quantification will greatly add to the discussion. For instance, are self plagiarism more frequent in...

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Comment on Does Scholarly Open-Access Publishing Increase Author Misconduct?...

Actually most OA journals do not use an author pay model. There is no complete list of all OA journals but the most comprehensive list is the DOAJ. I just downloaded the complete metadata and only 28%...

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Comment on Does Scholarly Open-Access Publishing Increase Author Misconduct?...

Reblogged this on <a href="http://phinsight.wordpress.com/2013/03/27/does-scholarly-open-access-publishing-increase-author-misconduct/" rel="nofollow">public health insight</a>.

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by Journal International | JUMLI ALAM MAPGUN

[...] Journal International [...]

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by Print on Demand Publishers | USF Libraries...

[...] that are vanity publishers. Given that some startup publishers are predatory in nature (see also Beall’s List of Predatory Open Access Journal Publishers), this can be a very useful [...]

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by David Gurarie

Jeff, thanks for your important public service. Profit driven business has the power to corrupt, and scientific publishing is no exception. Your list should be a wake up call to bring order and...

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

[...] 18 of the potential plagiarism by University of Colorado, Denver librarian Jeffrey Beall, who first wrote about Neil’s paper in The Journal of Academic and Business Ethics in late February. What...

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

No. The one you saw, <em>Frontiers in Aerospace Engineering</em>, is published by Science and Engineering Publishing Company, not by the publisher called Frontiers. All of Science and...

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Comment on Research by Jeffrey Beall

No this publisher is not on my list. Sorry, I don’t know about their relationship with PMC.

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Comment on Lambert Academic Publishing: A Must to Avoid by mane

It is shocking. Why is Lap Lambert cheating on Books?

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

I was pleased to read this thread. Recently one of the Bitconferences made it onto an official Government of Canada list of approved conferences and someone in Ottawa invested some time in trying to...

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