OMICS International Continues Violating Canada

November 29, 2016
Danger: OMICS

Danger: OMICS

It appears that Hyderabad, India-based OMICS International has bought another Canadian scholarly publisher, but in this case, they have bought up a very low-quality, Saskatoon-based, open-access publisher and expanded it from three open-access journals to nine.

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Bogus British Company “Accredits” OMICS Conferences

October 13, 2016

 

Accreditation for sale.

Accreditation for sale.

Notorious open-access publisher OMICS International operates a scholarly conference division called Conference Series LLC. I learned recently that a London-based corporation called The CPD Standards Office has “accredited” all of OMICS International’s exploitative conferences.

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Scam Publisher OMICS International Buying Legitimate Journals

September 29, 2016
To the Dark Side.

To the Dark Side.

Hyderabad, India-based open-access publisher OMICS International is on a buying spree, snatching up legitimate scholarly journals and publishers, incorporating them into its mega-fleet of bogus, exploitative, and low-quality publications.

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OA Journal Disappears Then Reappears as an OMICS Journal

August 2, 2016
Management Journals

Bad management.

I learned recently that the domain name for one of the publishers on my list had expired. In investigating this, I learned that the publisher’s lone journal has been sold, apparently, to OMICS International, the most notorious and predatory scholarly publisher ever to exist.

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OMICS International Totally Sucks

July 5, 2016
Victimizing researchers since 2008.

Victimizing researchers since 2008.

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New Name, Same Horrible Business: OMICS International

May 10, 2016
OMICS banner

International rubbish.

I am writing this blog post to renew my urgent warning to researchers in all countries to avoid all products and services of OMICS International. It’s a counterfeit scholarly publisher and conference organizer that abuses and exploits honest researchers and threatens science.

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Fringe Scientist Named Editor-in-Chief of OMICS Astrobiology Journal

February 4, 2016
Journal of Astrobiology & Outreach

Outreach to nuts.

OMICS International (formerly OMICS Publishing Group) has named Chandra Wickramasinghe editor-in-chief of its strangely-titled Journal of Astrobiology & Outreach. Wickramasinghe’s research focuses on exogenesis and is largely rejected by mainstream astronomers. Read the rest of this entry »



OMICS Group Now Charging for Article Withdrawals

May 28, 2015
Withdrawal fee

Legitimate scholarly publishers do not charge withdrawal fees.

Hyderabad, India-based OMICS Group has found a new and likely lucrative revenue source — charging authors to withdraw their submissions to the publisher’s many journals.

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OMICS Group Charges Authors for Publishing in Its Subscription Journals

March 26, 2015
International Journal of Cardiovascular Research

Pay to publish, pay to read.

The International Journal of Cardiovascular Research is a subscription journal published by the OMICS Group imprint called SciTechnol. This is a hybrid journal, meaning it’s a subscription journal with an option for authors to pay a fee and have the article made open access.

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