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

My own Ph.D. has been gathering dust in a university library for over 10 years and I haven’t had a need to have it published. It’s a question of what you want from it. If you have no academic ambitions...

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Comment on New Open-Access Publisher Launches with 66 Journal Titles by...

To my mind, not all recently established journals are predatory going by the term. But i simply think this very one is. It is rather sad and astonishing when a publisher commits too many grammatical...

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Comment on New Open-Access Publisher Launches with 66 Journal Titles by...

I feel frustrated to see that the work and achievements of researchers and scientists are being robbed of by the predators.

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Comment on Lambert Academic Publishing: A Must to Avoid by mon.

you don’t really need to subscribe to get their spam and a simple “no, thank you” doesn’t work in most of the cases. Plus they use different emails

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Comment on Lambert Academic Publishing: A Must to Avoid by mon.

Even if you have no academic ambitions (but then, what’s the point to publish your thesis?) if you really want ot see it published as a book, why not just look for a local printer?

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Comment on Lambert Academic Publishing: A Must to Avoid by mon.

Nowadays the thesis don’t gather dust, in most cases they’re available from the libraries’ websites.

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Comment on Appeals by T Singh

Dear Dr. Beall Thanks a lot for your reply You are correct that link is dead and I also informed you earlier about it. To the best of my knowledge the webpage was created on using the free server space...

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Comment on Appeals by Jeffrey Beall

Okay, I take your point and have removed the journal from the list.

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Comment on The Onslaught of Questionable Open-Access Journals Persists...

Yeah but unfortunately sleazy publishers use it often. Not the fault of OJS.

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Comment on Appeals by T Singh

Dear Dr. Beall Thanks a lot for taking my point and removing the “Indian Journal of Social Science Researches” from your list of predatory journals. I am falling short of words to express my sense of...

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Comment on Appeals by T Singh

I forgot to mention in my earlier post that this is also an example where you have removed a journal from the list that is published from a developing country “India”. Thanks a lot. I salute the...

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

I dont agree with u.elmer press .and baishenideng journals are listed in pubmed central. Also these are new journals so have less papers reaching them.so peer review takes less time contrary to high...

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Comment on New Open-Access Publisher Launches with 66 Journal Titles by emperor

Lying about your location as a journal to the scientists is as bad as lying about your job to women you get to know. If you really are a great guy it shouldn’t matter, but the fact you lied about it...

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

Why not to establish a Wikipedia-like scientific journal?

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Comment on Appeals by Jeffrey Beall

That publisher has been on my list for a long time. Please see my <a href="http://scholarlyoa.com/2012/03/19/about-the-asian-research-consortium/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">blog...

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by Steve Hitchcock

You make two assertions in your opening sentence: 1 there was a serials crisis, 2 this led to open access. Your selective quotes do not show either, so it is hard to justify your headline point on this...

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by Ninth Level Ireland » Blog Archive...

[...] “I declare that the serials crisis, the event that gave birth to the open-access movement, is over. I base my declaration on my observations as an academic librarian and on the scholarly...

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by Pierre de Villiers

The main case for open access is free access to public-funded research. The big deal does not solve that, and actually worsen the situation by consuming library budgets in favour of those big...

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by Jeffrey Beall

Publishers add a lot of value to research after the research is completed, and the public does not pay for that. The public pays for the research process but not for the actual value adds that the...

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by drgunn

“Most academics are clearly operating productively within the existing methods of scholarly communication” Yes, that’s exactly what I’m hearing from all the researchers I know. No problems here. We’re...

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