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Publication and collaboration anomalies in academic papers originating from a paper mill: evidence from Russia

@article{Abalkina2021PublicationAC,
  title={Publication and collaboration anomalies in academic papers originating from a paper mill: evidence from Russia},
  author={Anna Abalkina},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2112.13322}
}
This study attempts to detect papers originating from the Russian paper mill “International publisher” LLC. A total of 975 offers published during 2019-2021 on the 123mi.ru website were analysed. The study allowed us to identify at least 303 papers (31%) that are potentially linked to the paper mill. Further evidence of suspicious provenance from the paper mill is provided: matches in number of coauthorship slots, year of publication, country of the journal, country of a coauthorship slot and… 

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