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

I have been getting e-mails from the following publisher, who I do not see on your list, but who I am worried is another predatory publisher: Horizon Research Publishing, USA (HRPUB). They charge for...

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

Actually, that one is on my list. Please look here: http://wp.me/P280Ch-u Thanks.

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Comment on Appeals by Alessia

Hello Mr Beall, Is it possible for a journal to be fake but also indexed in international databases? For instance MCSER journals are on your list and I have checked them and they appear in DOAJ, Index...

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Comment on Appeals by Jeffrey Beall

I don’t normally use the term “fake.” I generally say questionable or predatory. DOAJ does not sufficiently screen for quality, Index Copernicus accepts pretty much everything, and EBSCO wants to...

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Comment on Appeals by Alessia

Many thanks for your reply. Well, in terms of scientific quality. they are totally fake in my opinion. Anyway, this journals seems very weird to me: http://www.ejst.tuiasi.ro/ Would you kindly check...

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by 5 truths about publishing in Open Access...

[…] journal, by checking opinions and reputation. As a first step, it is a good idea to look through the list of predatory OA publishers, which is compiled by Dr. Beall. Another good tip when choosing...

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Comment on Appeals by Jeffrey Beall

Actually, the impact factor information this journal provides on its webpage is correct. It has an impact factor of 0.389. I don’t find that this journal meets the criteria for being a predatory...

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Comment on Recognizing a Pattern of Problems in “Pattern Recognition in...

My concern about Copernicus has to do with when an APC payment is due for one of their journals. The Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences (NHESS) journal requires payment of an APC for an author’s...

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Comment on OMICS Journal Publishes Pseudo-Science Vaccine Paper by Yurii

Actually the name of the authors is rather notorious in the field. At your leisure do read the following link and links therein. At some point the author of this paper sued a number of pharmaceutical...

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Comment on OMICS Journal Publishes Pseudo-Science Vaccine Paper by Gayle

On reading the article one can only say OMG, there is no science at all here correlating Diabetes 1 or 2 to autism, only loose data! Bizarre!

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Comment on A Publisher with no Website: Science and Engineering Publishing...

Dear Mr. Beall, Can you check the quality of this journals.. Journal of Global Research in Computer Science (www.jgrcs.info), it has an .info domain, quite dubious… I think it can be considered also as...

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Comment on A Publisher with no Website: Science and Engineering Publishing...

I agree. I recently analyzed it and found it met the criteria but forgot to add it to my list, so I just now added it. Thanks for the reminder.

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Comment on Recognizing a Pattern of Problems in “Pattern Recognition in...

I think Ouadfeul and Morner are big personlaities and they don’t merit what you have written. You are very hard and I think that you have some problems with these big personalities. Do you call this...

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Comment on Recognizing a Pattern of Problems in “Pattern Recognition in...

I have read carefully the paper, I think this not a plagiarism, this the geological setting of the area. The refrence (Dejami, 2009)is cited in both papers

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Comment on Recognizing a Pattern of Problems in “Pattern Recognition in...

this your opinion, you are not a god and a big scientists to juge journals and personalities. Please accept my apologies but……… Copernicus is a big publisher and work with big personalities Open Access...

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Comment on Recognizing a Pattern of Problems in “Pattern Recognition in...

Colleagues It is not good from educated people to say harsh words about big scientists Like Morner and Ouadfeul

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Comment on Recognizing a Pattern of Problems in “Pattern Recognition in...

I , Samir Hachani , sign with my real name. Mister ” scientist ” who are you ? wouldn’t you be either a person who’s acquainted with the “personnalities” or the personnalities themselves !!!!! I’m not...

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

I do agree with you that, scholar communication works with honor system.But do not understand how can you judge a journal or publisher at the initial stage. Every time i have seen you are blaming every...

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Comment on OMICS Goes from “Predatory Publishing” to “Predatory Meetings” by...

I recently returned from speaking at an OMICS Group conference in Philadelphia. Unfortunately, I did not see this post before agreeing to speak at the conference – my wife emailed me the link whilst at...

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Comment on OMICS Goes from “Predatory Publishing” to “Predatory Meetings” by...

Thank you very much for this helpful response. I hope it will help others avoid attending OMICS’ shabby conferences.

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