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...

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...

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...

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 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 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...

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...

How enamel pins are made?

Enamel pins are a small and simple accessory that can give your jacket or any other piece of clothes a more polished and suave...