Spam from Predatory Open Access Publishers is Dominating my Inbox

Guest blog post by: Ali Mobasheri, D.Phil., Associate Professor University of Nottingham, United Kingdom I was a graduate student when e-mail...

Trying to understand “ACADEMIC JOURNALS & CONFERENCES”

We recently learned about a publisher and conference sponsor called Academic Journals & Conferences. Based in Florida, the company appears to...

Oxford on alert: predatory conference organisers are coming to town, or, Oxford beware: OMICS...

Guest blog post by Dr. Ali Mobasheri, University of Nottingham Oxford, also known as the “City of Dreaming Spires” (the term...

New Questionable Publisher — New Conference List — New Plagiarism Book

New Questionable Publisher I recently added the new publisher called Webcrawler Journals to my list of questionable publishers. Like many questionable publishers, this one...

Mysterious Institute Launches with Nine Journals

The Coltharp Institute is a conference organizer and scholarly publisher that recently launched with nine open-access journals, each with a broad scope...

More Junk Journals from a Bogus Research Center

I recently learned of a brand-new predatory publisher launching with twelve broad-scoped journals. Such a launch is routine these days...

New Predatory Publisher Copies Look and Feel of BioMed Central

BioMed Research is a brand-new open-access publisher based in India that recently launched with 21 open-access journals. The publisher copies the...

Predatory Journal Lists Murdered Doctor as Its Editor-in-Chief

The American Journal of Medical Sciences and Medicine currently lists a doctor murdered in 2013 as its Editor-in-Chief. The journal is published by Science...

Sting Operation Nails Korean OA Publisher

An anonymous researcher in Eastern Europe submitted a contrived and completely bogus scholarly manuscript to an open-access publisher based in...

Researchers Find “Naming Of Allah” Prevents Certain Histological Changes in Slaughtered Broilers

A study published last year found histological differences between two groups of broiler meat slaughtered according to two different methods....

How Laptops in the Classroom Improve Paper Writing Skills

In a search for ways to improve education quality, many schools have come to the conclusion that laptops might change many things in the...