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* [http://academic-spam.blogspot.ca/ Academic Spam] - spam conferences
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Wikipedia defines [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Predatory_open_access_publishing predatory open access publishing] as follows:
* [http://allfakejournals.blogspot.ca/ All Fake Journals] - fake, bogus, mock, spurious, junk publishers
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: "In academic publishing, some publishers and journals have attempted to exploit the business model of open access publishing by charging large fees to authors without providing the editorial and publishing services associated with more established and legitimate journals. Beall's List, a regularly-updated report by Jeffrey Beall, sets forth criteria for categorizing predatory publications and lists publishers and independent journals that meet those criteria."
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Here are some useful links for determining whether a given publisher, conference, or journal is predatory:
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Predatory_open_access_publishing Predatory open access publishing] - Wikipedia introduction to the topic
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* [http://scholarlyoa.com/2012/12/06/bealls-list-of-predatory-publishers-2013/ Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013]
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* [http://scholarlyoa.com/individual-journals/ Predatory scholarly open-access journals]
 
* [http://www.cs.bris.ac.uk/Teaching/learning/junk.conferences.html Junk Conferences] - spam conferences, spamferences, academic scams
 
* [http://www.cs.bris.ac.uk/Teaching/learning/junk.conferences.html Junk Conferences] - spam conferences, spamferences, academic scams
 
* [http://rankingexpose.com/ Ranking Exposé] - avoid anonymous online conference ranking sites
 
* [http://rankingexpose.com/ Ranking Exposé] - avoid anonymous online conference ranking sites
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* [[Conference rankings]]
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* [[Journals]]
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* [[Conferences and workshops]]

Latest revision as of 07:53, 27 March 2014

Wikipedia defines predatory open access publishing as follows:

"In academic publishing, some publishers and journals have attempted to exploit the business model of open access publishing by charging large fees to authors without providing the editorial and publishing services associated with more established and legitimate journals. Beall's List, a regularly-updated report by Jeffrey Beall, sets forth criteria for categorizing predatory publications and lists publishers and independent journals that meet those criteria."

Here are some useful links for determining whether a given publisher, conference, or journal is predatory:


See also