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,...

Chinese Publisher MDPI Added to List of Questionable Publishers

UPDATE 2015-11-13: MDPI has been removed from the list following a successful appeal. Updated 2014-02-27 I have added the Chinese publisher MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital...

The Effect Of Brain-Based Learning Strategy On Academic Skills – 2020

For a large number of years, teachers have shown students each academic subject possible from Philosophy to Art, from Geometry...

OMICS International Totally Sucks

Greetings for the day! I am writing this blog post as yet another reminder that the open-access publisher OMICS International completely sucks....

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...

Mysterious Publisher Launches with 44 Journals

I received several tips recently about a large, new open-access publisher called Open Science. I have added this publisher to my...

Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2016

By Jeffrey Beall, January 5, 2016. Each year at this time I formally release my updated list of predatory publishers....

A Vanity Scholarly Press from Québec

Laval, Québec is the location of CSCanada, the latest addition to my list of predatory open-access publishers. This publisher gives its headquarters address...

Mysterious Turkish Thales Academic Publisher Promises “Fast” Publication in 20 Days

. Thales Academic Publisher publishes 23 open-access journals and organizes scholarly conferences. It also publishes academic books. It is included in...

Bogus Iran-Based Journal Allows Up to 40% Plagiarism

The Journal of Current Research in Science (JCRS) is included on my list of questionable journals, and I strongly advise all honest...

8 Fun Facts About Vincent Van Gogh

If anyone asks you to name a few famous artists of the past, the names that might come to your mind include Leonardo Da...