Difference between revisions of "Predatory publishers"

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Wikipedia defines [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Predatory_open_access_publishing predatory open access publishing] as follows:
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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
 
* [http://academic-spam.blogspot.ca/ Academic Spam] - spam conferences
 
* [http://academic-spam.blogspot.ca/ Academic Spam] - spam conferences
 
* [http://allfakejournals.blogspot.ca/ All Fake Journals] - fake, bogus, mock, spurious, junk publishers
 
* [http://allfakejournals.blogspot.ca/ All Fake Journals] - fake, bogus, mock, spurious, junk publishers
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* [[Conference rankings]]
 
* [[Conference rankings]]
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* [[Impact factors]]
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* [[Journals]]
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* [[Conferences and workshops]]

Revision as of 08:19, 20 September 2013

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