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

So far as I can determine from these posts, the problems with having VDM publish a dissertation or thesis mostly kick in if you want to be a lecturer, or if you have any plans to try to publish the...

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Comment on Appeals by Roy

I went through the criteria for the inclusion of journals in your list, and I wonder why some are on the list. Kindly state with precision, why International Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Research...

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Comment on Appeals by Jeffrey Beall

1. There is the regular occurrence of plagiarism among the articles. For example, one of the journal’s articles contains this passage, without any attribution: “Variability in CD4+ LCs among healthy...

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Comment on New Publisher Fakes Association with Reed Elsevier by GJ Woeginger

I have identified the true original version of one of the fake papers in the journal “Advanced Crop Science”: The article “RESPONSE OF MAIZE TO LIMING AND AMELIORATIVE PHOSPHORUS FERTILIZATION” by I....

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Comment on New Publisher Fakes Association with Reed Elsevier by Jeffrey Beall

Nice detective work!

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Comment on About the Author by Plagiarism: It’s not just about you. |...

[...] back to Dr. Neil…this plagiarism charge was brought to light by Jeffrey Beall who runs a blog showcasing and calling out those who perform academic dishonesty through what he [...]

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Comment on Combining Fake Journals with Fake Conferences: Global Business &...

I attented one of the previous conferences of this company, so i can speak from experience. Pros: Some papers were really good, and “attending” the conference was easy and confortable. Cons: Lots of...

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Comment on Combining Fake Journals with Fake Conferences: Global Business &...

(my reply applies to the Thomson-GV-conference-thing, not to the one in the main post).

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

That’s strange. How do they stay in business? Unless they are really just “blogs” where anyone can “publish” anything without any editorial/editing/layout. OTOH, I think that submission fees will...

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

@dzetland: There do exist serious OA journals. They use a serious peer review procedure, and as opposed to predatory OA publishers, they often operate on a non-profit basis. They can survive because...

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Comment on Article Acceptance Letter Reveals a Bogus Peer Review by Rob...

The fee is mentioned under the journal home page. Won’t say I’m real impressed by the operation but it is worth noting they’ve apparently been in business since 2006.

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Comment on One of the World’s Most Prolific Scholars: Syed Tauseef Mohyud-Din...

I totally agree with Hamid, I wish the people who criticize can witness his knowledge his knowledge in the class. Communication skills with full command over the subject and quoting the most latest...

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

It strikes me to see that “salami slicing “is misconduct, perhaps you are refering to remix (mixing several publications to obtain more publisable units). I understand “salami slicing” as just dividing...

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by TUHH Universitätsbibliothek: Zur Zukunft des...

[...] zur manchmal problematischen Qualität von Open-Access-Verlagen [...]

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Comment on Article Acceptance Letter Reveals a Bogus Peer Review by Alex H

Umm actually this is NOT gold OA-Publishing. In gold OA, we (or our institution) pay for our article to be made open so that access can be free of charge for everyone, and not for the unconditional...

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Comment on Article Acceptance Letter Reveals a Bogus Peer Review by Jeffrey...

I think the person decided to withdraw his submission when he realized the questionable nature of the operation. I’ve never seen a definition of gold OA that mentions anything about the quality (or...

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

“In academia, salami slicing refers to the practice of creating several short publications out of material that could have, perhaps more validly, been published as a single article in a journal or...

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Comment on Article Acceptance Letter Reveals a Bogus Peer Review by Alex H

in Peter Suber’s Open Access Overview, para. “OA journals (“gold OA”)”., the first thing that the author states is that “OA journals conduct peer review”....

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Comment on Article Acceptance Letter Reveals a Bogus Peer Review by Alex H

(*) as long as it is the review written by a peer.

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

[...] on Scholarly Open Access dr Jeffrey Beall published a post on authors’ misconduct in OA stating that in his view “open-access publishing enables, [...]

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