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Comment on Five Ways to Defeat Automated Plagiarism Detection by Eu mesma

If I find a text in ABC language, and google translate it to XYZ language, ( citing the scientific sources etc) do i get caught? I have work, kids and all that can’t afford the time for my master...

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Comment on LIST OF INDIVIDUAL JOURNALS by “Please add my journal to your...

[…] LIST OF INDIVIDUAL JOURNALS […]

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Comment on “Please add my journal to your list” by Sylvain Bernès

Strange request, indeed. Perhaps the aim is to force googlebot to improve the page ranking of their journals. That would be however a very short-term strategy, since final impact will be necesarilly...

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Clayton R. Wright’s...

[…] or Jeffry Beale’s list of questionable publishers and organizations http://scholarlyoa.com/2012/12/06/bealls-list-of-predatory-publishers-2013/ so that you could consider whether you want to attend...

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

[…] http://scholarlyoa.com/2012/12/06/bealls-list-of-predatory-publishers-2013/ […]

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Comment on “Please add my journal to your list” by Steve Coleman

Sylvain is likely correct. Them more URL’s point to a site the higher the ranking. The best method would be to add them to the list but omit any kind of usable URL pointing to the actual site. If...

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Comment on “Please add my journal to your list” by Rasyad

The editors seem to be from reputable universities, though. Are they really the editors?

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Comment on “Please add my journal to your list” by Guido

I noticed that in the paper cited above, they also replaced the names of the original authors by “Lims Jasica Tery”, presumably a bogus name. The author names on other papers also look fake to me, so...

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Comment on “Please add my journal to your list” by Peter Matthews

Those are good ideas for showing inactive links, but the simplest approach (I suppose) would be to replace the period with something like a double asterisk ** (the doublet being more visible than a...

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Comment on OMICS Ineptly Uses Social Media to Promote its Brands by thomas

hilarious. subscribed.

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Comment on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013 by Publisher Threatens...

[…] publisher named on “Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013″ is OMICS Publishing Group, which told him this week that it “intends to sue Mr. Beall, and […]

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by Publisher Threatens to Sue Blogger for...

[…] blog and the list, which is known to librarians and professors simply as “Beall’s List,” has led to Mr. Beall’s being featured in The New York Times, Nature, and The Chronicle. The […]

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

Dear Mr Beall, I got an e-mail: Subject: Meet over 250 of your stem cell, cell and gene therapy, and cord blood peers for half price From: “Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine Congress” Date: Thu,...

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Comment on “Please add my journal to your list” by Adiwinata J

Very strange. They might be do not know the meaning to be in your list. May be they think that it is prestigious to be in your list.

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Comment on Appeals by Henrik Eger

ACADEMIC ATLAS If there were a Nobel Prize for PATIENCE (NPP) and for answering queries from around the world succinctly—no matter how strangely some of those requests are phrased and how menacing some...

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Comment on “Please add my journal to your list” by John

The logical explanation for the request is that the journal want to make known to public that submitted paper can be published easily. Free advertisement. It is known that some “scholars” in certain...

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Comment on Another Questionable Publisher Emerges from Canada by rob...

It may be that 65% of ‘predatory’ publishers are based in the United States and are not, as you often imply, an export from the developing world. Read the post...

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Comment on Another Questionable Publisher Emerges from Canada by Jeffrey Beall

I saw that and am suspicious of the data and the methodology. He didn’t even spell my surname correctly.

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

It may be. I don’t specialize in evaluating scam conferences. However, if they are spamming for attendees, and if you’ve never heard of it before, then I would be careful. Also, just the fact that you...

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Comment on More Controversy Over Open-Access Publisher MDPI by Dr.Syed Zainul...

MDPI may also be proved as the initials of ‘Malpractice and Dubious in Publishing International’. I hope they will not be proved as such bad entity. The real scientists are working sincerely for...

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