The Serials Crisis is Over

I declare that the serials crisis, the event that gave birth to the open-access movement, is over. I base my declaration...

A Publisher with no Website: Science and Engineering Publishing Company

Virtually all the publishers on my list of predatory publishers maintain a website for the publisher with links to, among...

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....

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...

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...

Learn How To Read Piano Music 2020

If you want to learn to play the piano, you must learn to read the notes for piano music. In...

New Term: MOAMJ = Multidisciplinary Open Access Mega Journal

IEEE has just announced that it will be starting a new gold open-access mega-journal to be called IEEE Access.  In launching...

What Is A Scholarly Article – Definition and Types

For research purposes, it is necessary to find a scholarly article, or, as they are also called, academic, peer-reviewed or...

Understanding The Difference Between DAT and MCAT

If you are a pre-heath student, you will need to understand that dentistry and medicine are completely different career paths...

Ridiculous OA Journal Launches with Ridiculous Title

The world’s newest open-access journal is the Integrated Journal of British (IJBRITISH). If the journal’s name strikes you as strange, that’s because...

3 Top Tips To Build A High-Performance Leadership Team – 2020...

Successful companies are the result of a consistent and high level of team performance, which allows them to outwork their competition and enjoy economies...