Is predatory publishing a real threat? Evidence from a large database study

@article{Perlin2018IsPP,
  title={Is predatory publishing a real threat? Evidence from a large database study},
  author={Marcelo S. Perlin and T. Imasato and D. Borenstein},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2018},
  volume={116},
  pages={255-273}
}
  • Marcelo S. Perlin, T. Imasato, D. Borenstein
  • Published 2018
  • Computer Science
  • Scientometrics
  • Using a database of potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access journals, the objective of this research is to study the penetration of predatory publications in the Brazilian academic system and the profile of authors in a cross-section empirical study. Based on a massive amount of publications from Brazilian researchers of all disciplines during the 2000–2015 period, we were able to analyze the extent of predatory publications using an econometric modeling. Descriptive… CONTINUE READING
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