Golden Research Thoughts

June 30, 2012
Golden Research Thoughts

Golden Research Thoughts

Sometimes journal titles don’t translate well from one language to another. A good example of this is Golden Research Thoughts, an eclectic journal published by a publisher without a name.

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Six New Vanity Presses — One with an Unbelievable Name

June 18, 2012
Wudpecker Research Journals

Wudpecker Research Journals (see below)

Today we present six new (or newly discovered) vanity presses that we have added to the list of predatory publishers.  Read the rest of this entry »

New Open-Access Chemistry Journal with Some Problems

June 14, 2012

We’ve added ChemXpress to the list of predatory journals. This is a brand-new enterprise, and we are not sure if ChemXpress will be a stand-alone journal or if Global Publication, the apparent publisher, will start up additional journals. Read the rest of this entry »

Publishers that Charge Both Authors and Readers

June 6, 2012

In an earlier blog post, I wrote,


Since I wrote that, I have learned about other publishers that both charge authors to publish an article and readers (or libraries) to read it. These publishers are chiefly learned societies.  Read the rest of this entry »

Ridiculous New Publisher Makes Its Debut

June 3, 2012

The OpenAccessPub logo.

The latest addition to my list of predatory publishers is OpenAccessPub, a brand-new outfit based out of an apartment in Rancho Cordova, California, a suburb of Sacramento. Read the rest of this entry »

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