The man behind the famous Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers and author of the Scholarly Open Access blog, Jeffrey Beall, gives useful tips on how authors can identify predatory journals and avoid falling prey to unscrupulous publishers.
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.
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