Who publishes in "predatory" journals?

@article{Xia2015WhoPI,
  title={Who publishes in "predatory" journals?},
  author={Jingfeng Xia and Jennifer L. Harmon and Kevin G. Connolly and Ryan M. Donnelly and Mary R. Anderson and Heather A. Howard},
  journal={JASIST},
  year={2015},
  volume={66},
  pages={1406-1417}
}
Many open access journals have a reputation for being of low quality and being dishonest with regard to peer review and publishing costs. Such journals are labeled "predatory" journals. This study examines author profiles for some of these "predatory" journals as well as for groups of more well-recognized open access journals. We collect and analyze the publication record, citation count, and geographic location of authors from the various groups of journals. Statistical analyses verify that… CONTINUE READING
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