Evidence Engines: Common Rhetorical Features of Fraudulent Academic Articles
- EducationWritten Communication
Predatory publishers deliver neither the editorial oversight, nor the peer review of legitimate publishers, and benefit from those whose positions require academic publications. These publishers also…
Polluting and harassing “otorhinolaryngological” emails: Has the time arrived to talk openly about it?
- MedicineEuropean Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases
Rebuilding geography for the 21st century through disciplinary reunification and social engagement
- GeographyEnvironment and Planning F
In this article, we reflect on the institutional conditions of disciplinary Geography and geographical knowledge production. While valuing diversity and vitality, we argue that Geography is becoming…
Avoiding predatory publishing for early-career ophthalmologists
- MedicineIndian journal of ophthalmology
The impact of predatory publishing in Ophthalmology, criteria to identify a legitimate journal, red flags of a predatory journal, sources, and checkpoints available before publishing scientific work in a standard ophthalmology journal are analyzed.
Journal packing density of library and information science research journals at the global level: a study
- BusinessGlobal Knowledge, Memory and Communication
The average journal packing density (JPD) of Library and Information Science (LIS) research journals published across the world is evaluated to help in keeping at bay the predatory research journals, which normally float such packing density norms.
Nurse education today: Between teaching and publication focus
- EducationBelitung Nursing Journal
“Publish or Perish” is no longer an imagination. On the contrary, it is considered a new reality in nursing education today. All nurse scholars, researchers, faculty members, and students are eager…
Predatory Journals and Publishers – Dilemmas: How to Assess it and How to Avoid it?
- Computer ScienceMedical archives
The ResearchGate team received demands from two publishers: Elsevier and the American Chemical Society "to remove certain content that they alleged infringed their copyrights" and started implementing a new system called "Jarvis" which matches publisher rights information with user content at the time of upload.
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RETRACTED ARTICLE: Predatory publishing in Scopus: evidence on cross-country differences
Analysis of data for 172 countries in 4 fields of research indicates that there is a remarkable heterogeneity in the most affected countries, including Kazakhstan and Indonesia, around 17% of articles fall into the predatory category, while some other countries have no predatory articles whatsoever.
Readers beware! Predatory journals are infiltrating citation databases
- MedicineInternational Journal of Public Health
C Citation databases are contaminated with publications of questionable quality originating from so-called predatory journals, and the integrity and usefulness of citation databases, on which the authors rely as sources of trustworthy research, are now being called in question.