Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2013

The gold open-access model has given rise to a great many new online publishers. Many of these publishers are corrupt...

Hijacked Journals

Sometimes someone will create a counterfeit website that pretends to be the website of a legitimate scholarly journal. The website...

New publisher: Scientific & Academic Publishing

One of the most recent additions to my list of questionable publishers is Scientific & Academic Publishing. This publisher claims to be...

Criteria for Determining Predatory Open-Access Publishers (2nd edition)

In August 2012, I published the first edition of my Criteria for Determining Predatory Open-Access Publishers. I received many helpful comments...

Is SciELO a Publication Favela?

Scholarly open-access publishing has little value when it’s effectively hidden and almost no one reads the published research. It’s possible...

List of Predatory Publishers 2014

The gold (author pays) open-access model has given rise to a great many new online publishers. Many of these publishers...

List of publishers

Beall’s List: Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers This is a list of questionable, scholarly open-access publishers. We recommend that scholars read the...

Bogus Journal Accepts Profanity-Laced Anti-Spam Paper

The International Journal of Advanced Computer Technology has accepted for publication a manuscript that was first written in 2005 to protest spam...

List of standalone journals

Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access journals This is a list of questionable, scholarly open-access standalone journals. For journals published...

Google Scholar is Filled with Junk Science

Google Scholar is the world’s largest and most-used academic search engine, yet it is increasingly becoming polluted with junk science, making...

How do Cat Repellents Work

As we all know, cats are magnificent animals, but like every other living being, they have the need to relieve themselves. If your neighbor's...