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

What about journals that invited you as a guest editor and you have to do everything? just for the honor…

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Comment on Vanity Journals are Threatening Taxonomy by Terry McGlynn

David, the way that taxonomy works, an official species description or revision in a published venue has precedence over prior work and must be cited in future work. There are detailed reasons how and...

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

I’m starting to think that community might be a useful demarcation principle, i.e., whether or not a journal is sponsored or organized by an academic or professional member society. The rationale is...

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Comment on Lambert Academic Publishing: A Must to Avoid by zak5126

Dear Everybody, I published a book with LAP about 2 years ago. During the publishing process, I was given all the fine prints of the deal and I understood what I was doing. My main aim was to have my...

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Comment on Appeals by pari

Thanks for your kind reply…Can u please explain more about IAFOR (International Academic Forum) as it looks decent organizer. I have submitted an abstract and it is accepted in ECSEE-2013 to be held in...

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

Sir, you mention “Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA)” above, at the same time you are critical to Hindawi publications, while the OASPA is chaired by Paul Peters (Hindawi Publishing...

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

I agree with your statement Galuh. Elsevier journals (Some) charge very exorbitant, which no one can afford in developing or underdeveloped countries. I clearly see a bias by Mr. Jeffery toward those...

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Comment on Lambert Academic Publishing: A Must to Avoid by John Green

Good to hear the positive aspects of VDM publishing. Given a choice, most people would be better pursuing publication through a reputable publisher, since I know that VDM books are not well received in...

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

There are many superfluous information in madam Kudomovic comment, while some relevant are missing: (1) that she is the Editor-in-chief of HealthMed, an Open Access journal charging authors with...

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Comment on About the Author by Jeff Beall’s Blog about Predatory Open Access...

[...] of open access) they cannot withdraw the paper and submit it elsewhere.One of my librarian heroes, Jeffrey Beall (pictured above), has a blog that keeps up with Open Access issues, particularly...

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

[...] mainstream journals. Elsevier’s profit margin may not have been as high as Hindawi’s, but at 36%  some (including me) might still regard it as excessive, representing gouging of their captive [...]

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by The business of for-profit “science” «...

[...] then there’s Landes Bioscience. It isn’t listed by Beall among “Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers”, but it came to my attention because I received a...

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Comment on LIST OF INDIVIDUAL JOURNALS by The business of for-profit...

[...] 6 a year since then. Landes Bioscience may have discovered a new market niche. Beall’s list of “Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access journals”  is replete with very...

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Comment on Vanity Journals are Threatening Taxonomy by Truth Hater

The fact that clicking on “Wendy Scutt’s” name takes you to http://www.smuggled.com, i.e., Raymond Hoser’s website, also suggests this ;)

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Comment on Appeals by T Singh

I was on the Editorial Board of this Journal

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Comment on About the Author by Jeff Beall’s Blog about Predatory Open Access...

[...] of open access) they cannot withdraw the paper and submit it elsewhere.One of my librarian heroes, Jeffrey Beall (pictured above), has a blog that keeps up with Open Access issues, particularly...

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by Open access con occhiali da sole –...

[...] ma sono una più sberluccicante dell’altra e tutte dai titoli talmente credibili che l’editore non è nemmeno nella lista di Beall. [...]

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Comment on Another Society Journal Hijacked ? by Open access con occhiali da...

[...] compenso Beall ha scoperto una contraffazione di Bradleya, gloriosa rivista dell’associazione britannica Cactacee, i [...]

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by Jeff Beall’s Blog about Predatory Open...

[...] that keeps up with Open Access issues, particularly ferreting out predatory journal publishers. His list of potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers is very...

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

[...] articles about how to detect such practices. For example, his latest blog post highlights an article acceptance letter that reveals a bogus peer review. Jeff was recently featured in two...

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