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Comment on LIST OF INDIVIDUAL JOURNALS by Scientific Articles Accepted...

[...] Beall, a research librarian at the University of Colorado in Denver, has developed his own blacklist of what he calls “predatory open-access journals.” There were 20 publishers on his list in...

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Comment on New publisher: Scientific & Academic Publishing by Good Morning,...

[...] http://scholarlyoa.com/2012/02/05/new-publisher-scientific-academic-publishing/ [...]

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

I think we need to keep a number of thoughts apart here, in order to make this a sensible discussion. The discussion about marketing has no relevance to the question raised about why aren’t we crying...

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

“Self-publishing, another option, is quite expensive since you have to pay for it to be done, whereas VDM does the whole thing for free. Those seem to be the main issues.” If you check in Amazon, you...

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

I am also receiving unsolicited mails by Hindawi and there is no apparent way to unsubscribe. In my country it is illegal to not provide an easy way to opt-out. As a serious business they should make...

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

You can always make your work available online on a research repository. Referencing that in your cv might be even better that including a book “published” by a bogus academic publishing house such as...

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Comment on Scholarly Journals for Winos by Noëlle Lidvan

Thanks to Jeffrey for his important work ! I recently received spam from Wyno, and I was really surprised to see that the editorial board includes no Professor, and no name you can really consider as a...

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Comment on LIST OF INDIVIDUAL JOURNALS by Pseudo-Academic Publishing,...

[...] Beall, a research librarian at the University of Colorado in Denver, has developed his own blacklist of what he calls “predatory open-access journals.” He warns that their numbers are [...]

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Comment on LIST OF INDIVIDUAL JOURNALS by Pseudo-Academic Publishing,...

[...] Beall, a research librarian at the University of Colorado in Denver, has developed his own blacklist of what he calls “predatory open-access journals.” He warns that their numbers are [...]

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

Might the fact that “Hindawi’s income per article is smaller than Elsevier’s” be due to the fact that they don’t provide the same level of editorial review. As an aside, I think a much more important...

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Comment on Research by ashley

Hi All, I was wondering if anyone has any thoughts on the collection of journals “acedemic Journals”: http://www.academicjournals.org i am a graduate student and fear that i may have made a mistake...

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

Can anyone comment on this: ScopeMed.orghttp://www.scopemed.org/index.php “ScopeMed is an Online Journal/Article Management system that can enable all of the operations of the editorial functions of a...

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

If you read my mail, I say that because of the high price of these VDM books, there are unlikely to be any substantial sales. I think that some libraries or archives might take some, in part because...

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Comment on Will Article Promotion Companies Make Article-Level Metrics...

Since APC already stands for Article Processing Charge, wouldn’t it be better to make up a different name for these companies?

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Comment on LIST OF INDIVIDUAL JOURNALS by Jornais perigosos - você precisa...

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Comment on Will Article Promotion Companies Make Article-Level Metrics...

I don’t think it is important that much, not at least at the level of academic evaluations. We tend to read these articles rather than just blindly accept numbers associated with them as a measure of,...

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

What a nonsense! The arguments of Mensura Kudumović in her defense of this predatory journal are completely irelevant – political, not scientific.

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Comment on Will Article Promotion Companies Make Article-Level Metrics...

I note that there is a ‘Not Found’ on their page http://www.educationalresearches.com/academic-journals/ so it looks as if their website is not well organised. Of course, researchers don’t need to pay...

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Comment on Will Article Promotion Companies Make Article-Level Metrics...

This is a problem but not surprising. You see it with every high stakes assessment situation. The higher the stakes, the more people will try to cheat and game the measure whether it is administrators...

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Comment on Will Article Promotion Companies Make Article-Level Metrics...

[...] Will Article Promotion Companies Make Article-Level Metrics Obsolete ? [...]

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