Don’t Use PubMed as a Journal Whitelist

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PubMed is not MEDLINE. I recommend against using PubMed as a list of quality journals for the purposes of finding...

Two More Unneeded, Open-Access Publishers Recently Appeared

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In my previous blog post, I described three brand-new open-access publishers. Here are two additional new OA publishers that I’ve...

Japanese Open-Access Journal is a Joke

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I don’t see too many questionable open-access journals that originate in Japan, but here’s one, the Journal of Physical Therapy Science....

Canadian Publisher Has Open-Access “Evil Twin”

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Ontario-based Andrew John Publishing Inc. has two websites, one for its subscription journals and print monographs, and a secretive new one that also includes...

Wacky Open-Access Publisher Launches with 61 New Journals

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

6 Health Benefits & Effects of Vaping CBD Oil

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Traditional medicine has been around for more than we know, but CBD has recently gotten so much attention that it’s impossible to not know...