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Comment on “Please add my journal to your list” by Blogger writes about...

[…] ink in places like The New York Times. (And yes, now he even receives pseudo-spammer journals who request to be featured on the site without really […]

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

As an Indian living in India and being inundated by such practices everyday, I must say it’s funny to see a foreigner’s perspective on it. The sad part is that even today, the system enforces such...

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

You can say “Paki” in India to refer to Pakistanis. Not considered offensive.

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Comment on More Controversy Over Open-Access Publisher MDPI by Ifraeem

Mr. Beall, if someone ask you about any journal it does not mean that he is asking due to journal’s predatory activities. Many people ask just for a second opinion. Ok………. Now tell me what do you think...

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Comment on More Controversy Over Open-Access Publisher MDPI by bcohen99

What is most troubling is reading that a Reuters reporter sees what he/she thinks is a mainstream scientific journal, but does no further journalistic research to find out if that assumption is...

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Comment on More Controversy Over Open-Access Publisher MDPI by Tomasz Leski

Some of my colleagues publish papers with their Sensors journal, which seems to be a decent journal with more than 10 years of history (with rather modest impact factor around 2). However MDPI recently...

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Comment on Spam from Predatory Open Access Publishers is Dominating my Inbox...

There is a good cure for e-mail SPAM – digital signatures. If lots of people (meaning most) do digitally sign their e-mails, then you can be sure of who is the sender and block anything that you don’t...

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

it’s a bit unfair to conclude with “Be wary of all OA journals.” when the original article was published in Journal of Biology/BMC Biology, itself an Open Access journal, and a reputable one at that....

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

I take your point.

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Comment on More Controversy Over Open-Access Publisher MDPI by Dietrich Rordorf

We invite scientists, who consider an article published by MDPI to be problematic, to submit their findings and position directly to the Editorial Office of the concerned journal (in this case:...

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

As an ARL librarian I have forwarded this to our office of scholarly communications to make sure they get the word out. You are doing a great service.

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by OneLibrarian

Exactly. Libraries now face the same business model presented to home cable TV subscribers: pay for tons of useless, unused crap to get a handful of useful resources.

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by Sheogorath

Publishers add a lot of value to research after the research is completed, and the public does not pay for that. That’s true enough, Mr. Beall, but open access journals are able to provide the same...

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Comment on Appeals by foodpixie

Dr. Beall, I noticed that SciDoc publishers was on your list. I must admit, when they emailed me to be an editor I was flattered, but I keep thinking it’s a scam but have no real proof. Why are they on...

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Comment on “Please add my journal to your list” by Blogger writes about...

[…] ink in places like The New York Times. (And yes, now he even receives pseudo-spammer journals who request to be featured on the site without really […]

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

I’m an Indian too and feel disheartened by the current state of affairs. There is not enough voice against practices like this yet and I’m positive a lot of people fall for this scam in our own country.

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Comment on More Controversy Over Open-Access Publisher MDPI by Jeffrey Beall

I don’t see any major problems with this publisher. It appears that they are open access but don’t charge article processing fees at this time. I did see a couple small examples of plagiarism and...

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

[…] Open Access, has critized the journals of the OMICS Publishing Group multiple times, including this great report on their inept use of social media: fake Linkedin profiles with “wonderfully...

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Comment on More Controversy Over Open-Access Publisher MDPI by gggpimentel

Dear Jeffrey Beall, We have a doubt. We were invited for a submission on http://scholarly-journals.com. Considering the possibility of a chance for a publication, perhaps your sir could say something...

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Comment on Research by Jack

Oh ohhhhh, I deleted that email few days ago, Alash! however i have that link stored in my browser given by TR in that email, please look at this: http://wokinfo.com/products_tools/specialized/inspec/...

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