Kscien's list; a new strategy to discourage predatory journals and publishers

  title={Kscien's list; a new strategy to discourage predatory journals and publishers},
  author={Fahmi Hussein Kakamad and Shvan Hussein Mohammed and Kayhan A. Najar and Goran A. Qadr and Jaafar O. Ahmed and Karukh K. Mohammed and Rawezh Q. Salih and Marwan Nasih Hassan and Tomas M. Mikael and Suhaib H. Kakamad and Hiwa O. Baba and Masrur Sleman Aziz and Hawbash M. Rahim and Dlshad R. Ahmmad and Dahat A. Hussein and Rebwar A. Ali and Zuhair D. Hammood and Rawand Abdulrahman Essa and Hunar A. Hassan},
  journal={International Journal of Surgery Open},
Canadian Academics’ use of predatory journals
  • M. Babb
  • Education
    Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association / Journal de l'Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada
  • 2021
Introduction Predatory journals have been acknowledged as an increasing concern in the scholarly literature over the last decade, but research on the subject has been sparse.  Research that has
Citation contagion: a citation analysis of selected predatory marketing journals
The conventional marketing literature has been already contaminated by predatory marketing journals, according to the extent of citations of articles published in 10 predatory marketing Journals examined.


Best practices for scholarly authors in the age of predatory journals.
  • J. Beall
  • Political Science
    Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • 2016
Several legitimate publishers, library groups and others have joined forces to educate and inform authors in what to look for when selecting journals to publish in (or read) and hopes to raise awareness of disreputable journals while clearly separating them from valid, high quality, open access journals.
Protecting Authors from Predatory Journals and Publishers
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Growth of predatory open access journals: implication for quality assurance in library and information science research
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine perceived and factual realities of open access predators and further delve into usage patterns of predatory open access journals (OAJs) by
Invitation to Speak at a Conference: The Tempting Technique Adopted by Predatory Conferences’ Organizers
The main aim of the present paper is to raise awareness about the growing menace of fake invitations to speak at a scientific conference organized by predatory organizers and publishers.
Cardiothoracic and vascular surgery is not immune to predatory publishing
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