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...

A Vanity Scholarly Press from Québec

Laval, Québec is the location of CSCanada, the latest addition to my list of predatory open-access publishers. This publisher gives its headquarters address...

Hindawi’s ISRN Brand Offers to Pay for Articles

Cairo-based Hindawi Publishing Corporation is apparently launching a new strategy to invigorate its ISRN (International Scholarly Research Network) brand. The strategy...

The Weaknesses of Journal Whitelists

I just read an article  about a well-known journal whitelist by the brilliant Australian economist Imad A. Moosa. Entitled “A Critique...

New Name, Same Horrible Business: OMICS International

I am writing this blog post to renew my urgent warning to researchers in all countries to avoid all products...

Mysterious Turkish Thales Academic Publisher Promises “Fast” Publication in 20 Days

. Thales Academic Publisher publishes 23 open-access journals and organizes scholarly conferences. It also publishes academic books. It is included in...

Nine Questions for Marketers to Get the Best Call Tracking Software

Investing in call tracking solutions and their various features is one domain where even the most experienced marketers struggle. According to CallGear, you should...