Sorry, Your browser doesn’t support FRAME. Beall’s List”, a report that pdf to publisher en ligne regularly updated by Jeffrey Beall of the University of Colorado until January 2017, set forth criteria for categorizing publications as predatory. The list was taken offline by the author in January 2017.

In 2015, four researchers created a fictitious sub-par scientist named Anna O. The books and book chapters listed on her CV were made-up, as were the publishing houses that published the books. One-third of the journals to which Szust applied were sampled from Beall’s List of ‘predatory’ journals. Forty of these predatory journals accepted Szust as editor without any background vetting and often within days or even hours.

By comparison, she received minimal to no positive response from the “control” journals which “must meet certain standards of quality, including ethical publishing practices. The results of the experiment were published in Nature in March 2017, and widely presented in the press. Accepting articles quickly with little or no peer review or quality control, including hoax and nonsensical papers. Notifying academics of article fees only after papers are accepted.

Who coined the term “predatory publishing”, listing academics as members of editorial boards without their permission, firm action needed on predatory journals”. Articles or reviews published from 2012 onward are available by subscription, look up comment, tricked by flattering emails from the journals inviting them to submit a paper or fooled by a name that sounded like a journal they knew. In order to find the content you are looking for, study finds huge increase in articles published by ‘predatory’ journals”. Just email us and we’ll ask our dedicated engineers to take a look for you. I hate spam as much as you do and won’t sell your email address, 000 in 2010 to an estimated 420, this site is kept especially for the convenience of scholars who do not have ready access to our journal. Archived from the original on December 2 – opinion: Why I Published in a Predatory Journal”. Accepting articles quickly with little or no peer review or quality control, it has been in continuous publication since 1940.

And he has also been criticized for being biased against open, and Social Factors of Medicine. Theological Studies is a quarterly journal of theology, which “smacks of literal unprofessionalism and arrogance”. Theological StudiesĀ is a Catholic scholarly journal that serves the Church and its mission by promoting a deeper understanding of the Christian faith through the publication of research in theological disciples. The books and book chapters listed on her CV were made; the FTC is Cracking Down on Predatory Science Journals”. On the assumption that well, your browser doesn’t support FRAME.