May 28, 2012
Published by UNESCO.
Swan, Alma. (2012). Policy guidelines for the promotion of open access. (Open guidelines series). Paris: UNESCO. ISBN: 978-92-3-001052-2 Available: http://bit.ly/LXaiKK
This is a book about using mandates and sanctions to promote open-access publishing. Read the rest of this entry »
May 24, 2012
Oftentimes, predators appear harmless.
Photo by Marek Szczepanek.
1. New Facebook page: We’ve created a presence on Facebook for Beall’s List of Predatory Open-Access Publishers. The page is here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bealls-List-of-Predatory-Open-Access-Publishers/329861460417572 Please “like” the page if you are so inclined.
2. I am adding two more publishers and one new journal to my lists of predatory publishers/journals. They are: Read the rest of this entry »
May 10, 2012
Global Journals™ Inc. (US)
Global Journals™ Inc. (US) is a brand-new publisher of scholarly, academic journals. Or at least it aims to be. Its website first appeared only recently, and the publisher is now involved in an intense spam email campaign to recruit editors, editorial board members, and most importantly, article submissions. Read the rest of this entry »
May 5, 2012
The logo for OMICS Publishing Group’s new brand SciTechnol.
India-based OMICS Publishing Group has just launched a new brand of scholarly journals called “SciTechnol.” This new OMICS brand lists 53 new journals, though none has any content yet. Read the rest of this entry »