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By Editage Insights | July 31, 2017
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Academic publishing and scholarly communications: Good reads, July 2017
If the month of July seemed to whizz past while you were hard at work, we have you covered. This month was interesting because there were several noteworthy happenings: an author exposed predatory... Read More
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By Andrea Hayward | June 27, 2017
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 A checklist for spotting predatory publishers
This infographic is a checklist of the criteria that would indicate to authors whether a particular journal is predatory or legitimate. Researchers ought to consider these criteria before submitting... Read More
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By Sneha Kulkarni | October 31, 2016
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Why should researchers choose open access?
Why choose open access? That’s a question both early career and senior researchers grapple with. A growing realization of the benefits of switching from the traditional subscription model to the open... Read More
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By Sneha Kulkarni | August 29, 2016
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U.S. agency charges a publisher for deceiving academicians
In an unprecedented move, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has charged OMICS Group, Inc. for deceiving researchers and academicians about publication fees, peer review process, and the nature... Read More
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By Sneha Kulkarni | May 11, 2016
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DOAJ delists about 3,300 journals for failing to reapply
The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) announced that it has delisted about 3,300 titles in order to ensure that questionable and inactive publishers do not find their way into the directory.
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By Editage Insights | February 21, 2016
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Protect research from predatory publishers
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 professionals? Their invitations are... Read More
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By Dr. Brahmapurkar | February 19, 2016
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I had submitted an Original Article to a PUBMED Journal. They ask for payment as processing fee, so I had transfered via Instant money transfer the amount asked. Even after payment for submission... Read More
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By Mrs. Sam | September 22, 2015
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I have submitted my article to a peer reviewed journal on Sep 14, 2015. On Sep 18, the status changed to 'editor assigned.' On Sep 19, the status changed to 'under review.' On Sep... Read More
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By Editage Insights | August 21, 2015
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Industry-wide call for creating a Coalition for Responsible Publication Resources to curb unethical publishing practices
Donald Samulack, PhD (President, U.S. Operations, Cactus Communications and Editage) presented and launched an industry-wide call-to-action titled “Predatory Author Services: What Can be Done About... Read More
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By Jeffrey Beall | July 29, 2015
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All researchers should become aware of the dangers of submitting their work to and attending questionable, low-quality, and even predatory scholarly conferences.
Predatory scholarly conferences pose a new threat to scholarly communications as researchers find themselves inundated with spam emails soliciting their attendance at these meetings. All researchers... Read More

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