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Avoiding Predatory Publishers

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The increasing popularity of open access has made it easy for individuals to set up bogus journals that guarantee publication but charge steep article-processing fees…
Beware of bogus publishers!
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Have you received an e-mail inviting you to submit your paper to a journal that sounds familiar and the list of editorial board members are well-credentialed…
Simple steps authors can follow to protect their research from predatory publishers
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Predatory scholarly conferences pose a new threat to scholarly communications as researchers find themselves inundated with spam emails soliciting their attendance at…
Considering presenting a paper at a scholarly conference? Choose carefully
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In addition to predatory journals and publishers, researchers now need to be wary of predatory conferences as well. But how does one know if a conference is legitimate…
Often, bogus or predatory journals send email invitations to authors to submit their articles, luring them with promises of quick publication. What happens when an…
If you are planning to get published and are looking for target journals, you should ensure that the journals are authentic. This article provides expert tips that will…
Synopsis: Often, predatory journals send email invitations to authors to submit their articles and lure them into paying APCs with assurances of publication. However,…
Predatory behavior is growing rapidly in the publishing industry: it is no longer just the predatory journals and publishers; even predatory conferences are on the rise…
French theoretical physicist and founder of the Dolos list, Professor Alexander Georges, shares his views on the emergence of predatory publishing and discusses how this…