June 30, 2012
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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June 18, 2012
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 »
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 »
June 12, 2012
ISRN Oceanography, one of 106 ISRN journals.
Cairo-based Hindawi Publishing Corporation is apparently launching a new strategy to invigorate its ISRN (International Scholarly Research Network) brand. The strategy involves paying scholars to write papers to help make the brand’s 106 journals more attractive to other potential authors. Read the rest of this entry »
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 »
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 »