Beware of Predatory Journals

“Predatory and mediocre journals are based on the model of open access publishing in which authors pay fees to have their work published online. However, unlike legitimate journals, they bombard academics with spam emails, accept almost all submissions and overstate the rigour of their peer-review processes. They also often conveniently neglect to mention publication fees until late in the process.”

Read more about predatory journals and how to identify them in this article published in University Affairs.

 photo credit: THE ZEN DIARY — David Gabriel Fischer May 9, 2016 via photopin (license)

About the Author

Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall

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