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Comment on Look out for Bogus Impact Factor Companies by Mob

The monopoly of JCR list will soon be over once Google Scholar offers customize citation report, which is updated very quickly. People may choose to watch citation report for a journal’s articles based...

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

I would like to whether chemical science transactions is a genuine OA journal or falls under other catogory?

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Comment on Look out for Bogus Impact Factor Companies by AlexH

I think that the main problem with ICV is that it is a purely subjective value, while IF is objective BUT the sample size on which the calculation is applied is too small. In addition, ICV claims to be...

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Comment on Look out for Bogus Impact Factor Companies by Nils

But couldn’t such an indicator be easily gamed, e.g., by citation cartels?

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Comment on Appeals by Dr.Ramaswamy

Please review this network of journals http://www.gtia.co.in. Congrats on your great works.

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Comment on Plagiarized Pectin Article Doesn’t Jell Well with Original Author...

Dear Beall you may think i reject most of your judgments as bogus or premature. But today i am with you because i hate plagiarism and academic piracy. I don’t have words to describe these pirates. I...

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Comment on Appeals by Jeffrey Beall

Completed. This publisher is the Global Technocrats & Intellectual’s [sic] Association. I have added them to my list.

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Comment on Plagiarized Pectin Article Doesn’t Jell Well with Original Author...

I had three times experiences on Plagiarism, as well. My PhD. work has been first plagiarized when I went to AAPS for the poster presentation. Second and third plagiarism came from my dissertation. All...

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by How to Prevent the Pitfalls of ‘Predatory...

[…] Colorado librarian has compiled a blacklist of suspicious journal publishers, self-titled ‘Beall’s List’. This growing list currently exposes over 400 dubious Open Access publishers with poor...

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

[…] If the publisher isn’t on the list, check out Beall’s Criteria for Determining Predatory Open Access Publishers and do some investigating […]

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Comment on Plagiarized Pectin Article Doesn’t Jell Well with Original Author...

It is rather ironic that the caption of the journal says _YOUR_ research – _YOUR_ rights. At the most fundamental level, Omics really does have an obligation to address matters of plagiarism and piracy.

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Comment on Article-Level Metrics: An Ill-Conceived and Meretricious Idea by...

[…] open access publishers (as distinct from legitimate open access publishers like Plos). In a new post, he discusses the rise of a similar phenomenon: the gaming of article-level metrics, including...

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Comment on Plagiarized Pectin Article Doesn’t Jell Well with Original Author...

Can you explain what you mean by “executed”? Thank you.

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Comment on Article-Level Metrics: An Ill-Conceived and Meretricious Idea by...

When it is very clear that new publishers use deceit to lure scholars into submitting papers, then you are correct, I want to warn researchers about the corrupt publishers, and I will be resolute in my...

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Comment on Plagiarized Pectin Article Doesn’t Jell Well with Original Author...

Look at the email address of this guy Raj… That sure signals he is a serious academic… ;)

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Comment on Appeals by Alessia

Dear Dr. Beall, Is IGI Global a reliable publisher? http://www.igi-global.com/about/

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Comment on Appeals by Jeffrey Beall

It’s not an open-access publisher. I generally limit my analyses to OA publishers. Having said that, though, this publisher has lots of journals in my field, but I have never submitted any work to them...

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Comment on Documenting Plagiarism in Ashdin Publications’ Journals by Mohamed...

I have read this part and found that there is no plagiarism in it. The authors have changed some parts in the text so it it’s not “verbatim” like what you say. On the other hand you stated that the...

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Comment on Documenting Plagiarism in Ashdin Publications’ Journals by Sylvain...

Mohamed: this article has been edited some weeks after the SOA post reporting plagiarism. The metadata for the current pdf file deposited on the Ashdin page indicate “File created 02/03/2013″, while...

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Comment on Article-Level Metrics: An Ill-Conceived and Meretricious Idea by...

[…] Beall has written a pretty negative blog post about altmetrics – it’s worth checking out if you’d like to balance out some of the more pro-altmetrics articles we’d normally […]

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