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Comment on Research by Jeffrey Beall

I’d like to pass on the question, then.

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Comment on Large New OA Publisher Launches with 85 Journals by thegameiam

Thank you for doing the legwork. I got the spam today, and the sciepub site is giving a 502 error.

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Comment on LIST OF INDIVIDUAL JOURNALS by Academic publisher sues librarian...

[…] “Beall’s list“, created by University of Colorado metadata librarian Jeffrey Beall, lists the academic journals which he regards as questionable. His work on outing journals whose business and...

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

I have reviewed for and published with MDPI, and while I think there is always room for improvement, I agree with Jeffrey Beall that they are “putting in much effort to operate professionally.” In my...

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

I don’t think JB is suggesting with this statement that all OA journals are bad, just that it’s wise to examine all OA journals before submitting. Similarly, I tell my students to be suspicious of all...

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Comment on More Controversy Over Open-Access Publisher MDPI by Legge ad...

[…] Da Jeffrey Beale, un caso sul quale m’informo meglio, semmai ne scrivo su Oggi scienza o qui, e la storia […]

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Comment on “Please add my journal to your list” by Legge ad Stamina –...

[…] sul quale m’informo meglio, semmai ne scrivo su Oggi scienza o qui, e la storia dell’editore predone che gli chiede di includere una propria rivista nella  Beale’s List delle riviste da […]

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Comment on “Please add my journal to your list” by Blogger threatened with $1...

[…] writes here about one such email, wherein a correspondent who describes himself as “a internee for […]

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

They appear to be registered as a company in the USA: http://www.bizapedia.com/ca/HORIZON-RESEARCH-PUBLISHING-CO-LTD.html I would never consider sending an article there, but apart from the terrible...

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

[…] the degree to which it is viewed as giving a fair assessment of publishers. And Beall’s (lengthy) criteria for determining whether or not a journal is questionable are easily accessible on his […]

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Comment on The Serials Crisis is Over. by Mark C. Wilson

This is the worst blog post on the topic I have ever read, for reasons well explained by others above. Please tell me it was satire, or there is a medical explanation, or someone has hacked into your...

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Comment on LIST OF INDIVIDUAL JOURNALS by More threats to policing the open...

[…] http://scholarlyoa.com/individual-journals/ […]

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Comment on Did OMICS Publishing Group’s Owner, Srinubabu Gedela, Commit...

Glad you aren’t backing down and exposing OMICS for what it is!

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Comment on Did OMICS Publishing Group’s Owner, Srinubabu Gedela, Commit...

This type of plagiarism (in the US) has led to universities using software like Turnitin to catch students doing this type of “cut-and-paste” plagiarism. At my university, a student who turned in work...

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Comment on Did OMICS Publishing Group’s Owner, Srinubabu Gedela, Commit...

No, I haven’t informed Springer. Can a publisher retract a book?

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Comment on Did OMICS Publishing Group’s Owner, Srinubabu Gedela, Commit...

I suspect Springer would be interested in trying to prevent further occurrences. Retracting an entire book might be a bit difficult, but an editor might wish to leave out the chapter in any later...

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Comment on Did OMICS Publishing Group’s Owner, Srinubabu Gedela, Commit...

There may even be a legal requirement to do so (or at least to stop publishing it). I’m not a legal expert, but this type of plagarism isn’t exactly in line with copyright law. This is obviously...

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Comment on Did OMICS Publishing Group’s Owner, Srinubabu Gedela, Commit...

It’s a good idea to present a comparison of original and plagiarized material in table form. This procedure is much used by the german web site Vroniplag, which is dedicated to anayzing plagiarism in...

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Comment on Did OMICS Publishing Group’s Owner, Srinubabu Gedela, Commit...

In a recent email solicitation for manuscripts an OMICS journal listed a California fax number and said that the editorial office was in Henderson, Nevada. The only problem was that the suite listed...

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

…I’m delighted to fulfill their requests, carefully archiving a copy of each email so that in a possible future lawsuit, I can say, “Hey, you ASKED to be placed on my list.” Here, you sound like...

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