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Comment on LIST OF INDIVIDUAL JOURNALS by 5 Steps to Separate Science from...

[...] list of “predatory” journals is a good guide to what not to trust. These journals will publish any research for a hefty price. [...]

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by “Predatory” Open-Access Scientific Journals...

[...] at the University of Colorado in Denver, became so concerned with the trend that he developed Scholarly Open Access, a blacklist of open-access publishers he believes may be engaging in...

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Comment on Research by Jeffrey Beall

It is included on the "independent journals" list because it does not publish under the banner of a publisher. That list is here: <a href="http://scholarlyoa.com/individual-journals/"...

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

Can you tell me five publishers or journals that you think should not be on the lists? There are hundreds of new journals that are not included on my lists. Can you send me examples of journals on my...

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

So interesting is the fact that Hindawi has a big add on some Nature issues, is it not?

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Comment on The Suspicious Case of Science Record Journals by Kathy Dernoga

I noticed that the publisher is listed as AIP.http://www.sciencerecord.com/ Not American Institute of Physics but Academic Information Press. A quick google search did not yield any results. Who is the...

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Comment on The Suspicious Case of Science Record Journals by Jeffrey Beall

I think it’s just a made-up name meant to make Science Record look less bogus.

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Comment on LIST OF INDIVIDUAL JOURNALS by Your weekend reading: Simple secure...

[...] legitimate on the interwebs, as we learn from Markham Nolan’s talk on false Internet stories. Here’s a useful guide to some predatory open-access [...]

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Comment on LIST OF INDIVIDUAL JOURNALS by Pseudo-Academia | Brian Sandberg:...

[...] Jeffrey Beall maintains a blacklist of “predatory open-access journals.” According to the New York Times, “There were [...]

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

True spam has no relevance at all to most receivers. Marketing is more-or-less targeted according to the benefit/risk of reaching a broad target and offending receivers within the target group....

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Comment on The Suspicious Case of Science Record Journals by John

The Science Series Data Report is indexed in ISI. Link: http://ip-science.thomsonreuters.com/cgi-bin/jrnlst/jlresults.cgi?PC=MASTER&Full=science%20series%20data%20report The coverage is Zoological...

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

Isn’t the difference between Science magazine’s ‘spam’ and that of Hindawi … that Science isn’t trolling for articles. Isn’t one of the measures of a quality journal the rejection rate?

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

From http://www.networketiquette.net/core_rules_do_not_spam.html : “It is proper netiquette to refrain from sending unsolicited messages through the internet or responding to them. Unsolicited sales...

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

Interesting! How do they get the information into the XML files though? Most journals I’ve come across start out with Microsoft Word as input files, and then somehow need to move that into a format you...

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

A small OA journal may receive dozens of plagiarized/substandard articles, subject to desk rejection, This may also produce a modest (10-25%) acceptance rate.

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Comment on A M Publishers Arrives at the Scholarly Open-Access Boomtown by...

My papers published in Canadian journal on computing in mathematics, Natural sciences, Engineering and mathematics (CNMSEM)have been read by many.Apart from the trivial typing mistakes I myself have...

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

I am shocked. GENOCIDE …… happened in my country and we are still battling with some kind of a “cold war”. We are constantly suffering by constant attacks from the region on our values: economic,...

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

99% of good research cannot be published in Science or Nature, as the role of those journals is really to popularise the best research going. In itself, rejection rate is not a good measure of the...

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

Four publications? Sounds like it’s pretty easy to publish there.

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by ACRLog » Evaluating Information: The Light...

[...] with and photo of University of Colorado Denver librarian Jeffrey Beall, compiler of the useful Beall’s List guide to potentially predatory open access scholarly journals and [...]

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