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Comment on Criteria for Determining Predatory Open-Access Publishers by Dear...

[…] But as a matter of principle I never respond to “academic spam”. Messages sent as bulk mailings to a broad group of potential authors are at best impolite, and at worst actively damage the...

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Comment on OA Publisher Recent Science Launches with 38 Journals by Paul Lee

This publisher Recent Science claim that they are funding 22 projects that ranges from $5,000 to $1 million and they welcome submission of research proposals...

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Comment on OA Publisher Recent Science Launches with 38 Journals by Rens W....

Rather unrelated, but replying to your 5 page limit question: this is commonly found in computer science workshops of reasonable prominence (more normal is 2-3, as far as I know). These will only get...

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Comment on OA Publisher Launches with over 350 New Journals by Passa...

[…] 11 giugno: International Journal Network lancia oltre 350 riviste “scientifiche” tra cui […]

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Comment on New OA Publisher Boasts It’s the “Most Innovative Online...

[…] 30 maggio: Science Web Publishing va controtendenza e ne lancia solo 8; […]

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Comment on OA Publisher Recent Science Launches with 38 Journals by Passa...

[…] 4 giugno: Recent Science lancia 38 riviste già provviste di impact factor, copiando titoli delle inesistenti riviste di R&S Publications con sede in una casella postale delle Isole Vergini; […]

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Comment on Another Fleet Startup: JSciMed Central by Passa l’appetito –...

[…] 6 giugno: JsciMed Central lancia 32 riviste biomediche e fattura 1.000 dollari per pubblicare un articolo in farmacologia mentre cerca ancora vanesi creduloni per formare comitati editoriali; […]

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Comment on Appeals by carlos

What about Science Pubisher Group? What’s the criteria there?

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Comment on LIST OF INDIVIDUAL JOURNALS by Skilyrði fyrir inntöku í DOAJ...

[…] Frekar en að hafa “svarta” lista yfir “ljótu kallana” (sbr. hinn umdeildi listi Bealls) þá er hugmyndin hér að hafa lista yfir “góðu kallana” (þ.e. […]

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Comment on OA Publisher Launches with over 350 New Journals by Leslie

The International Journal of Modern Nursing — interesting. I didn’t realize there was anything other than modern nursing…LOL.

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Comment on OA Publisher Recent Science Launches with 38 Journals by Leslie

Regarding the length of the paper: my journal typically publishes papers that are 5-6 pages long (journal pages) but in manuscript form, that is 15-18 pages. So the question is: is the $150 fee based...

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Comment on OA Publisher Launches with over 350 New Journals by Jill

He might make a fortune off of #232.International Journal of Negative & Null Results. I have lab books full of data that could be written up and submitted…LOL

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Comment on OA Publisher Launches with over 350 New Journals by JATdS

I think #344. International Journal of Unsolved Crimes would be more appropriate…

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Comment on Criteria for Determining Predatory Open-Access Publishers by Sammy...

thanks Jeffrey for the information about criteria for determining predatory publishers. I just notice something between these two journals: the Global Journals, Inc. (U.S. and the Global Research...

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Comment on Avestia Publishing: A New Bottom-Tier Publisher from Canada by...

I recommend against this because scholarly communication works on the honor system. When you submit a paper to a journal, you are are implicitly stating that it is your own work and that it is...

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Comment on Avestia Publishing: A New Bottom-Tier Publisher from Canada by 239481

There are some journals of Avestia like this (http://ijecs.avestia.com/board/) that do have an established editorial board. I did a search and found that the people on the editorial board are real, but...

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Comment on Avestia Publishing: A New Bottom-Tier Publisher from Canada by...

Of course I could create real, original text this way too, but I understand your point. Fair enough. I suppose this also takes publishing a light document (like a workshop paper/technical report) under...

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Comment on Avestia Publishing: A New Bottom-Tier Publisher from Canada by...

Apparently their submission system is up. You can try submitting a test paper. Although I think they are real. The do seem to have an office in Ottawa, Canada and a phone number. Also, I contacted the...

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Comment on Avestia Publishing: A New Bottom-Tier Publisher from Canada by...

Also, they seem to have published a few papers in some of their journals as a special issue:http://ijtan.avestia.com/Volume1/Issue1.html The papers seem to be in good shape. They do have a DOI and have...

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Comment on Avestia Publishing: A New Bottom-Tier Publisher from Canada by...

Oh, also, their name can be found in CrossRef publishers list:http://www.crossref.org/01company/06publishers.html#a

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