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....

Need Help Finding a Good Journal for Your Next Paper? Try These Resources

One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is for information on how to find good journals to publish in....

Iceland Professor in Hot Water for Publishing in Predatory Journals

Iceland business professor Þórhallur Örn Guðlaugsson has gotten himself in some hot water recently. Guðlaugsson, a business professor at the University...

Under Pressure, MDPI Tries to Clean House, Retracts Paper

I recently added publisher MDPI to my list of questionable publishers, an addition that has caused the publisher to go on the...

Did OMICS Publishing Group’s Owner, Srinubabu Gedela, Commit Plagiarism?

Srinubabu Gedela, the owner of India-based OMICS Publishing Group, authored a chapter in the book Bioinformatics for Omics Data: Methods and Protocols, published...

The Onslaught of Questionable Open-Access Journals Persists Unabated

On April, 8, I was quoted in a New York Times article about questionable open-access publishers and questionable conferences. Since that day I’ve...

New Publisher Fakes Association with Reed Elsevier

KnowledgesPublisher, the brand-new publisher that uses lies and deception to make itself look legitimate.  The journal has a large logo...

Large New OA Publisher Launches with 85 Journals

A brand-new open-access publisher has just appeared: Science and Education Publishing (SciEP). The publisher is launching with 85 new journals, the second...

OA Publisher Gratuitously Uses Other Groups’ Logos to Feign Legitimacy

One of the tricks that the International Organization of Scientific Research(IOSR) uses to convince authors that it is legitimate is to...

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...