4 Responses to Open-Access Publishing Pyramid Scheme

  1. dzrlib says:

    If nothing else, ‘open access’ publishing, by new and previously unknown publishers, is becoming increasingly creative.

  2. [...] “We learned recently about a scholarly publisher that appears to be operating like a pyramid scheme. The publisher is Simplex Academic Publishers, based in Tiruchengodu, India. It publishes five journals, including the omnibus journal ScienceJet …” (more) [...]

  3. Chroma key says:

    There are a lot of fraudsters out there who indulge in such practices. It’s important for the writers as well as other professionals to always verify the background of the publisher before providing any personal information.

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