OA Publisher Launches with over 350 New Journals

International Journal Network

An ambitious new venture.

Update, September 20, 2014: This publisher has re-launched  with a new design and is now called “Journal Network.” It is still just as dangerous as it was before, and I continue to recommend that scholars not submit papers to this publisher.

The International Journal Network is a new, open-access publisher that includes over 350 journals in its portfolio. The publisher’s main page lists San Francisco as its location, but its domain name is registered to Adam Curry at 4401 Roland Ave., Suite 405 in Baltimore, Maryland.

There is a residential condominium at that address. The publisher’s “contact us” page lists no location information.

On its main page, the publisher promises an acceptance decision within two weeks and charges a refundable, $65 review fee. If a paper is rejected, the $65 is refunded, but I doubt that many papers will be rejected. It is unclear if there is an article processing charge for accepted manuscripts in addition to this review fee.

Each journal’s submission page says this:

You understand that altough [sic] most materials are assessed within 7 days, this duration is non-binding.  A paper may require more than 7 days to review and provide a decision to the submitting author.

At this time, it appears that none of the journals has published an issue or has any editorial boards, yet the publisher is accepting article submissions.

Several of the journals deal with non-scientific topics, including:

  • International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine Research & Practice
  • International Journal of Paranormal Investigation
  • International Journal of Astrology

 This publisher appears to be a one-man operation that operates out of an apartment in Baltimore. No serious scholar should submit his or her work to this publisher.

  1. Appendix: List of International Journal Network journals as of June 9, 2013
  1. International Anthropology Research Journal
  2. International Banking & Finance Journal
  3. International Biography Journal
  4. International Cardiology Journal
  5. International Dermatology Journal
  6. International Experimental Psychology Journal
  7. International Film Studies Journal
  8. International Government Affairs
  9. International Hydraulic Engineering Journal
  10. International Industrial Journal
  11. International Information & Library Sciences Journal
  12. International Information & Library Sciences Journal International Inorganic Chemistry Journal
  13. International Journal of Academic & Scholarly Research
  14. International Journal of Acoustics Research
  15. International Journal of Adult Education & Training
  16. International Journal of Advances in Agriculture
  17. International Journal of Advances in Behavioral Medicine
  18. International Journal of Advances in Clinical Psychology
  19. International Journal of Advances in Dentistry
  20. International Journal of Advances in Toxicology
  21. International Journal of Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
  22. International Journal of Aerospace & Defense
  23. International Journal of African Archaeology
  24. International Journal of African History
  25. International Journal of African Languages & Linguistics
  26. International Journal of African Literature
  27. International Journal of African Religions
  28. International Journal of African Society & Culture
  29. International Journal of African Women’s Interests & Issues
  30. International Journal of Agnosticism
  31. International Journal of Alternative Energy
  32. International Journal of American History
  33. International Journal of American Literature
  34. International Journal of American Society & Culture
  35. International Journal of American Women’s Interests & Issues
  36. International Journal of Ancient History
  37. International Journal of Anesthesiology
  38. International Journal of Animal Agriculture
  39. International Journal of Anti-Aging Medical Research
  40. International Journal of Applied Consciousness Research
  41. International Journal of Applied Mathematics
  42. International Journal of Archaeological Enigmas
  43. International Journal of Archaeology Research & Exploration
  44. International Journal of Architectural History & Criticism
  45. International Journal of Art History
  46. International Journal of Art Theory & Criticism
  47. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence & Robotics
  48. International Journal of Asian Archaeology
  49. International Journal of Asian History
  50. International Journal of Asian Languages & Linguistics
  51. International Journal of Asian Literature
  52. International Journal of Asian Religions
  53. International Journal of Asian Society & Culture
  54. International Journal of Asian Women’s Interests & Issues
  55. International Journal of Astrology
  56. International Journal of Astronomy & Space Sciences
  57. International Journal of Atheism
  58. International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine Research & Practice
  59. International Journal of Bahá’í Faith
  60. International Journal of Bibliographies
  61. International Journal of Biochemistry Research & Innovation
  62. International Journal of Bioethics & Research Standards
  63. International Journal of Biological & Developmental Psychology
  64. International Journal of Biomedical Engineering
  65. International Journal of Biotechnology Research & Innovation
  66. International Journal of Botany Research & Innovation
  67. International Journal of Buddhism
  68. International Journal of Business & Trade Law
  69. International Journal of Business Management & Administration
  70. International Journal of Business Strategy & Tactics
  71. International Journal of Cell & Molecular Biology Research
  72. International Journal of Ceramic Arts
  73. International Journal of Chemical Engineering & Technology
  74. International Journal of Chemistry
  75. International Journal of Child Care & Rearing
  76. International Journal of Children’s Writing & Literature
  77. International Journal of Chinese History
  78. International Journal of Chinese Literature
  79. International Journal of Chinese Society & Culture
  80. International Journal of Christianity
  81. International Journal of Citizen Science & Innovation
  82. International Journal of Civil Engineering & Technology
  83. International Journal of Classical Music
  84. International Journal of Coaching & Team Management
  85. International Journal of Cognitive Psychology & Cognitive Science
  86. International Journal of Commerce & Trade
  87. International Journal of Commercial & Industrial Building
  88. International Journal of Communication Studies
  89. International Journal of Communications Technology
  90. International Journal of Comparative Religion
  91. International Journal of Complementary & Alternative Medicine
  92. International Journal of Computer Engineering & Technology
  93. International Journal of Computer Programming
  94. International Journal of Computer Security
  95. International Journal of Construction
  96. International Journal of Consumer & Home Economics
  97. International Journal of Consumer Product Manufacturing
  98. International Journal of Contemporary Archaeology
  99. International Journal of Contemporary Research in Biology
  100. International Journal of Criminal Investigation & Inquiry
  101. International Journal of Criminal Law
  102. International Journal of Crop Science
  103. International Journal of Cultural Psychology
  104. International Journal of Demographics
  105. International Journal of Diagnostics
  106. International Journal of Digital Art
  107. International Journal of Digital Photography
  108. International Journal of Early & Primary Education
  109. International Journal of Earth Science Advances
  110. International Journal of Ecology & the Environment
  111. International Journal of Economic Trends & Forecasting
  112. International Journal of Economics & Economic Analysis
  113. International Journal of Education & Training
  114. International Journal of Electrical Engineering Technology
  115. International Journal of Emergency Medicine
  116. International Journal of Engineering Physics
  117. International Journal of English Language Studies
  118. International Journal of English Literature
  119. International Journal of Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce
  120. International Journal of Environment & Conservation
  121. International Journal of Epidemiology & Public Health
  122. International Journal of Epistemology
  123. International Journal of Essays & Commentary
  124. International Journal of Ethics & Moral Philosophy
  125. International Journal of Ethnology & Ethnic Studies
  126. International Journal of European Archaeology
  127. International Journal of European History
  128. International Journal of European Languages & Linguistics
  129. International Journal of European Literature
  130. International Journal of European Religions
  131. International Journal of European Society & Culture
  132. International Journal of European Women’s Interests & Issues
  133. International Journal of Evolutionary Biology Research
  134. International Journal of Exotic High Technology
  135. International Journal of Family Medicine & Practice
  136. International Journal of Fiction
  137. International Journal of Fiction Analysis
  138. International Journal of Film History
  139. International Journal of Fluid & Dynamic Systems
  140. International Journal of Folklore
  141. International Journal of Food & Beverage Production
  142. International Journal of Forestry
  143. International Journal of Games
  144. International Journal of Gastroenterology
  145. International Journal of Gay, Lesbian, & Transgender Studies
  146. International Journal of Genetics & Genetic Research
  147. International Journal of Geography
  148. International Journal of Geology & Hydrology
  149. International Journal of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
  150. International Journal of Global Warming & Climate Change
  151. International Journal of Graphic Design
  152. International Journal of Higher Education
  153. International Journal of Hinduism
  154. International Journal of Historical Mysteries
  155. International Journal of History
  156. International Journal of Hobbies
  157. International Journal of Home & Family Life
  158. International Journal of Horticulture
  159. International Journal of Human Performance Enhancement
  160. International Journal of Humanistic Psychology
  161. International Journal of Immunology & Rheumatology
  162. International Journal of Indian History
  163. International Journal of Indian Literature
  164. International Journal of Indian Society & Culture
  165. International Journal of Industrial Manufacturing
  166. International Journal of Infectious & Emerging Diseases
  167. International Journal of Information Technology Research
  168. International Journal of Innovations in Engineering & Technology
  169. International Journal of Interior Decoration
  170. International Journal of Internal Medicine
  171. International Journal of Internet Industries
  172. International Journal of Internet Research
  173. International Journal of Investment Strategies & Analysis
  174. International Journal of Islam
  175. International Journal of Jainism & Jaina
  176. International Journal of Journalism & Media
  177. International Journal of Judaism
  178. International Journal of Landscape Architecture
  179. International Journal of Languages & Linguistics
  180. International Journal of Latin American Archaeology
  181. International Journal of Latin American History
  182. International Journal of Latin American Languages & Linguistics
  183. International Journal of Latin American Literature
  184. International Journal of Latin American Religions
  185. International Journal of Latin American Society & Culture
  186. International Journal of Latin American Women’s Interests & Issues
  187. International Journal of Law & Justice
  188. International Journal of Law Enforcement
  189. International Journal of Legal History & Analysis
  190. International Journal of Literary & Critical Theory
  191. International Journal of Literary Analysis & Comparative Literature
  192. International Journal of Literary History
  193. International Journal of Literary Reviews
  194. International Journal of Literature
  195. International Journal of Local Government Administration
  196. International Journal of Logic
  197. International Journal of Lost Libraries & Manuscripts
  198. International Journal of Macroeconomics
  199. International Journal of Mathematics & Mathematical Concepts
  200. International Journal of Medical History
  201. International Journal of Medical Research & Innovation
  202. International Journal of Medical Therapy & Therapeutics
  203. International Journal of Medicine & Medical Practice
  204. International Journal of Medieval History
  205. International Journal of Metaphysics
  206. International Journal of Microbiology & Parasitology
  207. International Journal of Microeconomics
  208. International Journal of Middle Eastern Archaeology
  209. International Journal of Middle Eastern History
  210. International Journal of Middle Eastern Languages & Linguistics
  211. International Journal of Middle Eastern Literature
  212. International Journal of Middle Eastern Religions
  213. International Journal of Middle Eastern Society & Culture
  214. International Journal of Middle Eastern Women’s Interests & Issues
  215. International Journal of Military & Warfare Science
  216. International Journal of Military Medicine
  217. International Journal of Modern Accounting
  218. International Journal of Modern Applied Psychology
  219. International Journal of Modern Architecture
  220. International Journal of Modern History
  221. International Journal of Modern Music
  222. International Journal of Modern Nursing
  223. International Journal of Modern Pharmacology
  224. International Journal of Modern Photography
  225. International Journal of Museum Science
  226. International Journal of Music Theory & Analysis
  227. International Journal of Musical Instruments & Training
  228. International Journal of Mythology
  229. International Journal of Nanotechnology Development
  230. International Journal of National Government
  231. International Journal of Native American Languages & Linguistics
  232. International Journal of Negative & Null Results
  233. International Journal of Neurology & Neuroscience
  234. International Journal of New Age Beliefs
  235. International Journal of Nonprofit Organizations
  236. International Journal of North American Archaeology
  237. International Journal of North American History
  238. International Journal of North American Religions
  239. International Journal of Nuclear Engineering
  240. International Journal of Numerical Analysis
  241. International Journal of Nutrition & Dietetics
  242. International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology Practice
  243. International Journal of Occupational Medicine & Health
  244. International Journal of Occupations & Careers
  245. International Journal of Oncology
  246. International Journal of Ophthalmology Research & Practice
  247. International Journal of Optical & Laser Systems
  248. International Journal of Optometry
  249. International Journal of Organic Chemistry Research
  250. International Journal of Otolaryngology Practice
  251. International Journal of Pacific Island Archaeology
  252. International Journal of Pacific Island History
  253. International Journal of Pacific Island Languages & Linguistics
  254. International Journal of Pacific Island Literature
  255. International Journal of Pacific Island Religions
  256. International Journal of Pacific Island Society & Culture
  257. International Journal of Pacific Island Women’s Interests Issues
  258. International Journal of Paganism & Neopaganism
  259. International Journal of Pain & Pain Medicine
  260. International Journal of Painting & Drawing
  261. International Journal of Painting Theory & Analysis
  262. International Journal of Paleontology
  263. International Journal of Paranormal Investigation
  264. International Journal of Parapsychology & Psi Research
  265. International Journal of Pathology
  266. International Journal of Peace & Conflict Resolution
  267. International Journal of Pediatrics & Pediatric Care
  268. International Journal of Performing Arts
  269. International Journal of Personal Relationships
  270. International Journal of Perspectives on Gender
  271. International Journal of Philosophical History
  272. International Journal of Philosophy
  273. International Journal of Photographic History & Analysis
  274. International Journal of Physical & Rehabilitative Medicine
  275. International Journal of Physical & Theoretical Chemistry
  276. International Journal of Physics Research
  277. International Journal of Physiology & Metabolism
  278. International Journal of Picotechnology
  279. International Journal of Poetry & Poems
  280. International Journal of Poetry Analysis
  281. International Journal of Political Science
  282. International Journal of Politics & Political Parties
  283. International Journal of Preventive Medicine Practice
  284. International Journal of Prints & Printmaking
  285. International Journal of Probability
  286. International Journal of Psychiatry
  287. International Journal of Psychology & Behavior Research
  288. International Journal of Public Policy & Administration
  289. International Journal of Publishing
  290. International Journal of Qi Energy Research
  291. International Journal of Quantum Mechanics
  292. International Journal of Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
  293. International Journal of Recreation & Leisure
  294. International Journal of Relativity
  295. International Journal of Religion
  296. International Journal of Religious Mysteries
  297. International Journal of Satire & Humor
  298. International Journal of Science & Nature
  299. International Journal of Science Fiction
  300. International Journal of Science History
  301. International Journal of Scientific Anomalies
  302. International Journal of Scientific Skepticism
  303. International Journal of Screenwriting
  304. International Journal of Sculpture
  305. International Journal of Secondary Education
  306. International Journal of Semiconductors
  307. International Journal of Sex & Sexuality
  308. International Journal of Short Stories
  309. International Journal of Sikhism
  310. International Journal of Soccer
  311. International Journal of Social & Civil Rights
  312. International Journal of Social Work & Social Welfare
  313. International Journal of Sociology & Social Psychology
  314. International Journal of Special Needs Teaching & Education
  315. International Journal of Speculations in Science & Technology
  316. International Journal of Sports & Athletics
  317. International Journal of Sports Medicine & Therapy
  318. International Journal of State & Provincial Government Administration
  319. International Journal of Statistics
  320. International Journal of Surgery & Surgical Practice
  321. International Journal of Systems of Government
  322. International Journal of Tax Law
  323. International Journal of Team Sports
  324. International Journal of Technical Writing
  325. International Journal of the Chemical Industry
  326. International Journal of the Classics
  327. International Journal of the Energy & Power Industry
  328. International Journal of the Entertainment Industry
  329. International Journal of the Food & Beverage Industry
  330. International Journal of the Health Care Industry
  331. International Journal of the History of Technology
  332. International Journal of the Insurance Industry
  333. International Journal of the Mining & Mineral Industry
  334. International Journal of the Oil & Gas Industry
  335. International Journal of the Pharmaceutical Industry
  336. International Journal of the Service Industry
  337. International Journal of the Shintō Religion
  338. International Journal of the Wholesale & Retail Industries
  339. International Journal of Theater & Plays
  340. International Journal of Topology
  341. International Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine Research
  342. International Journal of Transportation
  343. International Journal of Travel
  344. International Journal of Unsolved Crimes
  345. International Journal of Urology & Urological Practice
  346. International Journal of Veterinary Medicine & Science
  347. International Journal of Wildlife Management & Conservation
  348. International Journal of Women’s Studies
  349. International Journal of Young Adult Writing & Literature
  350. International Journal of Zoology Research
  351. International Medical Physics Journal
  352. International Meteorology Research Journal
  353. International Optics Research Journal
  354. International Pharmacology Journal
  355. International Sports History Journal
  356. International Thermodynamics Research Journal

26 Responses to OA Publisher Launches with over 350 New Journals

  1. Samir Hachani says:

    Watch out Elsevier here comes International Journal Network !!!!

  2. mikebehm says:

    Beall should submit a manuscript on the analysis of the publisher to journal, # 137, International Journal of Fiction Analysis.

  3. […] 11 giugno: International Journal Network lancia oltre 350 riviste “scientifiche” tra cui […]

  4. Leslie says:

    The International Journal of Modern Nursing — interesting. I didn’t realize there was anything other than modern nursing…LOL.

  5. Jill says:

    He might make a fortune off of #232.International Journal of Negative & Null Results. I have lab books full of data that could be written up and submitted…LOL

  6. Dear Beall, I need your candid advice. is it safe to judge an open access publisher that engages in free manuscript publication as predatory?

    Tonukari Ochuko

      • Shirley Ainsworth says:

        I assume I have misunderstood something here. In general terms you are saying that all open access journals that do not charge an APC can be considered predatory? As in most Latin American journals for example???
        Shirley

      • Maybe I misunderstood his question. I thought he was asking, Can a publisher that does not charge APCs still meet the criteria for being a predatory publisher? The answer is yes. Thanks!

  7. […] aynı anda onlarca dergi yayınlamaktır. TS Publications isimli yayınevi (!) 199 dergi, International Journal Network isimli yayınevi (!) ise 350 dergiyi aynı anda yayın hayatına sokarak bu konuda bir nevi […]

  8. Shukakra says:

    4401 Roland Ave Unit 405 was rental as of June of 2013, and Adam Curry did not own the property in the last 3 years according to Baltimore city tax records: http://cityservices.baltimorecity.gov/realproperty/default.aspx search “4401 ROLAND AVE U# 405”

  9. Chris says:

    I just got an email invitation to serve on the editorial board of one of these journals and review for it (#76) with the following contact info:
    John H. Reed, M.D., MBA
    President
    International Journal Network, Inc.
    244 Fifth Avenue, Suite J-291
    New York, NY 10001
    Phone: 212-576-8876

  10. John says:

    This place is a joke. Based on prior work in team robotics, I just got an invitation to be on the editorial board of the “journal of coaching and team management”. “your role would be to periodically review journal articles in the subject area of your expertise, but solely at your personal discretion and convenience. You can participate as little or as much as you want to, and you would never be “required” to do a review or anything else.” It appears they’re just trolling for academics willing to lend their names and credentials to this with no work attached, without regard for anything other than a keyword search.

  11. nitadm says:

    May I know “Indian Journal of Public health” is a predatory journal?

  12. LMJ says:

    Hi Jeff… You just cost me a promotion at work, but thats cool. Its all for a good course!! Ive looked through the list, and I didnt find anything on http://ajouronline.com/index.php?journal=AJAS…. wondering what your thoughts are

    • Asian Online Journals is a low-quality and mysterious publisher. Any idea where it’s based? Did they accept your paper as submitted with no substantial comments from the reviewers?

  13. P Shanbag says:

    Is the “International Journal of Contemporary Pediatrics” on Beall’s list?

  14. warin says:

    How about “international journal of cognitive research in science, engineering and education” Thanks!!

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