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Emerging trends in bogus metrics, the future of open access, and more

Editage Insights | Jun 10, 2014 | 6,634 views
Jeffrey Beall - Emerging trends in bogus metrics, the future of open access, and more
Jeffrey Beall, Scholarly Initiatives Librarian & Associate Professor
Watch the second part of our video interview with Jeffrey Beall, the man behind the famous Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers and the author of the Scholarly Open Access blog. This time, he speaks about cases where predatory publishers use various tactics to lure authors, such as creating bogus citation metrics and copying pages from legitimate journals. He also shares his views on where open access is headed and how the menace of publishing fraud can be dealt with. In the first part of this video interview, Jeffrey Beall explains how some fraud or predatory publishers are misusing the open access model to dupe authors.
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