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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by Pesce risorto, cont. – Ocasapiens - Blog -...

[...] L’editoria predona è un fatto ben documentato. Per dirla con il Pulitzer, invito il “co-signer” ad approfondire il tema. [...]

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

Something like this? Cost Effectiveness for Open Access Journalshttp://www.eigenfactor.org/openaccess/

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Comment on Open-Access Publisher Launches with 355 New Journals by David Gurarie

Another “open access” racket

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Comment on LIST OF INDIVIDUAL JOURNALS by It’s a Jungle Out There |...

[...] are quite a few predatory journals (http://scholarlyoa.com/individual-journals/) and publishers (http://scholarlyoa.com/publishers/). Here in Finland, reliable journals and [...]

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by It’s a Jungle Out There | jcommunicators

[...] are quite a few predatory journals (http://scholarlyoa.com/individual-journals/) and publishers (http://scholarlyoa.com/publishers/). Here in Finland, reliable journals and publishers are...

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

In several cases, the salami is not sliced but made from slices. Data and results presented in a full 8.000 word article are accumulating during a year or even more. I do not think that publishing...

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

Those who doubt “salami slicing ” should read Broad and Wade Betrayers of the Truth: Fraud and Deceit in the Halls of Science.It says a lot about academic misconduct and salami slicing seems as a mere...

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Comment on OA Publisher Offers Author Fee Waivers in Exchange for Citing Its...

[...] Det senaste knepet att höja tidskriftens impact factor är att köpa citeringar. Vissa förlag har börjat skicka tack-meddelanden till dem som har citerat artiklar från dess tidskrifter i andra...

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Comment on OA Publisher Offers Author Fee Waivers in Exchange for Citing Its...

[...] The latest way in trying to up the journals impact factor is to buy citations. Some publishers have started to send thank-you e-mails to those who have cited articles from their journals in other...

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

[...] None of these are on Jeffrey Beall’s “Possible Predatory Publishers” list at the Scholarly Open Access site, however. Beall’s list consists of newly-formed open access (OA) journals that charge...

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Comment on Hindawi’s Profit Margin is Higher than Elsevier’s by Kaveh...

Hindawi’s products are of high quality. The PDFs are beautifully typeset. More importantly, the XML is well structured, unlike most publishers’ XML (whether open access or traditional). Apple makes...

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

I have had very negative experience with the OMICS Group. I foolishly agreed to be in the Editorial Board of one of their journals. At some point I became suspicious and started calling to their office...

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Comment on Hindawi’s Profit Margin is Higher than Elsevier’s by Nils

Jeffrey, Some time ago, you wrote that you did not consider Hindawi a predatory OA publisher, but kept it under close scrutiny. Does this still hold true? What annoys me most about that publisher are...

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Comment on Hindawi’s Profit Margin is Higher than Elsevier’s by Jeffrey Beall

Hi, Nils, I consider it borderline, and I have decided to be cautious and not include borderline cases on my list. So, yes, this still holds true. Thanks, Jeffrey

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Comment on Hindawi’s Profit Margin is Higher than Elsevier’s by Nils

I do hope Donald Knuth never sees this kind of statement, after all he has done for typesetting,

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Comment on Hindawi’s Profit Margin is Higher than Elsevier’s by Kaveh...

Actually, Knuth would be very proud of Hindawi, as they are one of the very few publishers who do their own production, and one of the few who do use Knuth’s TeX for typesetting their PDFs. ;-) I am...

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Comment on Hindawi’s Profit Margin is Higher than Elsevier’s by moom

How are staffers making decisions any different to what the Nature Group does?

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Comment on Hindawi’s Profit Margin is Higher than Elsevier’s by Peter Matthews

Here is another key point raised: “The money that academic libraries used to pay for subscriptions is now being spent on article processing charges, it seems, and universities will soon be back to...

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Comment on Hindawi’s Profit Margin is Higher than Elsevier’s by Nils

To me, mathematical formulas in Hindawi papers, especially sums, integrals and size of brackets, look as ugly as those produced by Word. Did you guys tamper with Metafonts to get this result?

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Comment on Hindawi’s Profit Margin is Higher than Elsevier’s by Ahmed Hindawi

I have to say that I am very surprised by the incorrect claim about our editorial and peer-review process given that every single paper we publish has the name of the editorial board member who handled...

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