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How I became easy prey to a predatory publisher – Science Magazine
Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How I became easy prey to a predatory publisher  Science MagazinePressure to publish and an unfortunately timely email led this assistant professor astray.

Academics Raise Concerns About Predatory Journals on PubMed – The Scientist
Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Academics Raise Concerns About Predatory Journals on PubMed  The ScientistThe National Library of Medicine has quality control procedures in place, but some researchers believe additional scrutiny is necessary.

The crisis of predatory publishers sucking the blood of science – Science Friction – ABC News
Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The crisis of predatory publishers sucking the blood of science – Science Friction  ABC NewsScience journalist John Bohannon was shocked by the results of his sting operation to expose predatory publishers. Academic librarian Jeffrey Beall found …

Mechanism to accredit academic journals in the pipeline – University World News
Fri, 17 May 2019 13:21:20 GMT
Mechanism to accredit academic journals in the pipeline  University World NewsKenya’s Commission for University Education (CUE) has proposed the establishment of a mechanism for accrediting academic journals, with a view to …

The problem of predatory journals – AAMCNews
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The problem of predatory journals  AAMCNewsRoughly 12 times a day, Kurt Albertine, PhD, deletes emails from suspicious journals inviting him to submit articles. The invitations are from predatory journals: …

Flaws in Academic Publishing Perpetuate a Form of Neo-Colonialism – The Wire
Sat, 11 May 2019 00:44:38 GMT
Flaws in Academic Publishing Perpetuate a Form of Neo-Colonialism  The WireMaking the scientific literature open access from both the production and the consumption perspectives is essential to make knowledge more democratic.

Medical Journals: Is Milton Packer Crying Wolf? – MedPage Today
Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Medical Journals: Is Milton Packer Crying Wolf?  MedPage TodayAcademic publishing: is it as bad a Milton Packer says? In a recent blog post — Medical Journals: a Sluggish Form of Twitter — Packer exposes the many flaws of …

University of Pisa research reveals the cost of false science – Science Business
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
University of Pisa research reveals the cost of false science  Science BusinessItalian researchers and professors have spent over 2.5 million dollars to publish articles in predatory journals, that is journals which boast scientific standards …

EDITORIAL: Fake research in the halls of learning blight academia – Business Day
Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
EDITORIAL: Fake research in the halls of learning blight academia  Business DayA group of unscrupulous academics at local universities have joined the long list of unsavoury people adept at identifying weaknesses in government rules in …

The Price for ‘Predatory’ Publishing? $50 Million – The New York Times
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Price for ‘Predatory’ Publishing? $50 Million  The New York TimesThe Federal Trade Commission accused Omics International, a publisher in India, of operating hundreds of questionable scientific journals. A federal judge …