Penetrating the Omerta of Predatory Publishing: The Romanian Connection

  title={Penetrating the Omerta of Predatory Publishing: The Romanian Connection},
  author={Dragan Djuric},
  journal={Science and Engineering Ethics},
  • D. Djuric
  • Published 1 February 2015
  • Education
  • Science and Engineering Ethics
AbstractNot so long ago, a well institutionalized predatory journal exposed itself by publishing a hoax article that blew the whistle for its devastating influence on the academic affairs of a small country. This paper puts that experiment in context, gives all the important details and analyzes the results. The experiment was inspired by well-known cases of scientific activism and is in line with recent efforts against predatory publishers. The paper presents the evidence in detail and uses it… 

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