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Comment on Large New OA Publisher Launches with 85 Journals by Peter S.

I just got an email from these people: We’ve finished reading the abstract of your paper [title redacted of one of my papers already published in a highly prestigious journal] and will recommend it to...

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Comment on What is the Real Motivation Behind the Islamic Science Citation...

While most of the points in this post have some sides of being true to some extent, but its general perception is off a true objective manner. Current Iranian academic body have more merits than 34...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeanne A. Pawitan

Dear Mr Beall, If you only limit on predatory open access, why did you include Trade Science as predatory publisher? Journals from trade science (Biotechnology: an Indian Journal [already vol 7 last...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeanne A. Pawitan

Dear Mr. Beall, How did you know that an e-mail is bogus, and a name or a location is fake? Also, how did you know that their so-called headquarter is in Delaware, while it is written: 2952 Market...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

I don’t always know with 100% certainty that a name is fake, but when the spam email contains many grammatical and other errors and is then signed with a name like Tom Brown, then I think it’s fair to...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

This is a fair question. Thanks for asking it. Trade Science used to be at least partly OA. You are correct that the publisher appears to have switched its model to subscription / toll-access. It also...

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

I alredy submitted my paper to Pensee Journal on http://www.penseejournal.com is this journal fake or not?

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Comment on Beware of Spam Email With Offers to Promote Your Research by Kelly...

I work at Oxford University and we have recently received a lot of unsolicited emails from International Innovation asking for £2,250 to publish articles about our academics. Whilst the publication...

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by McLean follow up | Understanding Climate Risk

[…] of Geosciences, of Scientific Research Publishing (scirp) named as a predatory publisher by Beall’s list. I have tried to download this to have a laff, but have been hit three times by a network […]

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Cuidado com as armadilhas dos...

[…] Segundo alguns pesquisadores, existem hoje mais de quatro mil periódicos predatórios sendo publicados, o que representa, no mínimo, um quarto do número de periódicos de acesso livre. Para publicar...

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Harry Tsapkota

Hi Jeff. Could you tell me about International Journal of Forestry Research of Hindawi publication? is it legit???? or predatory???

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Comment on The Maryland Institute of Research, From Bangladesh by Avoiding...

[…] email addresses. This journal is published by the “Maryland Institute of Research,” which apparently is not based in Maryland at […]

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

Yes, I’m afraid this is a hijacked journal.

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Jeffrey Beall

I generally analyze at the publisher level rather than the individual journal level. Hindawi is not on my list of questionable publishers. I do receive complaints about Hindawi, however. They use spam...

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Comment on Report Details Predatory Practices of Two Bosnian Journals by Lynn...

Elsevier Life Science Customer Care has informed my library colleague that the content from HealthMED has been removed from Elsevier A&I databases (including EMBASE) due to the journal’s fraudulent...

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

I didn’t notice that your criteria specifically include that the publisher requires payment by the author, but doesn’t state that in the author guidelines. (This is the very problem a friend of mine...

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

In fact, requiring a payment from the author (the article processing charge) is not a criterion. It’s the abuse of this charge that contributes to making a publisher predatory.

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Comment on LIST OF PUBLISHERS by Bitesize Bio | Open Access Vultures

[…] that the journal is not listed in Jeffrey Beall’s List of predatory Publishers at the University of Colorado in […]

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Comment on List of Predatory Publishers 2014 by Beall’s 2014 List of...

[…] http://scholarlyoa.com/2014/01/02/list-of-predatory-publishers-2014/ […]

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Comment on Hindawi’s Profit Margin is Higher than Elsevier’s by Treze

I am an employee in Hindawi Publishing Corporation: I do not know how my opinion will be perceived, but I found it obligatory for me to share in this talk. I just want to say that Dr. Hindawi is a very...

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