Wacky Open-Access Publisher Launches with 61 New Journals

Another pay-to-publish, open-access publisher has appeared: Lawarence Press. Based in Delhi, India, the press is named after the street its...

David Publishing Company, a Massive Spammer from China

David Publishing Company is among the most annoying scholarly open-access publishers. It incessantly spams pretty much everyone in higher education, medicine,...

Obituary for an Open Access Journal

In the wake of the open-access movement, many new open-access journals have been launched. Often these journals have been started...

Fake ISI Aims to Trick the Scholarly Community

I recently learned of an impostor website for Journal Citation Reports, the product marketed by Thomson Reuters, and the successor of the Institute...

Serbian Journal Accepts Paper in 24 Hours with No Peer Review, Demands EUR 1785

The Archives of Biological Sciences is the official journal of the Serbian Biological Society. Here I describe one case in which the...

Publisher’s Journals Boast Amazingly High Impact Factors

The International Academy, Research, and Industry Association (IARIA) is a publisher and conference organizer whose scholarly journals claim some of the highest...

OA Journal Stops Publishing, Deletes Website

One of the things I look for in scholarly open-access publishers is an understanding of and a commitment to digital...

Two Print Journals Completely Hijacked by Online Hoodlums

Two print journals that didn’t have websites have had their identities completely stolen. Unknown persons have created impostor websites using the...

OMICS Publishing Launches New Brand with 53 Journal Titles

India-based OMICS Publishing Group has just launched a new brand of scholarly journals called “SciTechnol.” This new OMICS brand lists...

Combining Fake Journals with Fake Conferences: Global Business & International Management Conference

If you have ever wanted an employer-paid vacation and the ability to chalk up a new publication at the same...

How Does IPTV Work?

As technology continues to advance, more and more people are shifting away from traditional media, and towards the internet and all the services, available...