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Interview with Jeffrey Beall
Jeffrey Beall is a librarian renowned for his activities against predatory open access publishing, and the author of the blog Scholarly Open Access, where he maintains a list of predatory publishers. Donald Samulack, President, US Operations, Editage, Cactus Communications, speaks to Jeffrey Beall at the Council of Science Editors Annual Meeting held in San Antonio in May 2014 where they co-presented a session titled Predatory Publishers: How to Recognize Publishing Fraud. In this interview series, Beall talks about the tricks that predatory publishers use to lure authors, explains how authors can avoid falling prey to unscrupulous publishers, and shares his views on how the publishing industry can deal with this menace.
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