OMICS Group Aims to Trick Researchers with Copycat Journal Titles

OMICS Group continues to launch and publish scholarly journals whose titles closely match those of established and respected journals, including...

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...

Lambert Academic Publishing: A Must to Avoid

I receive many emails from all over the world complaining about LAP Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG. (This publisher...

Finnish Man Uses Easy Open-Access Journals to Publish Junk Climate Science

Predatory open-access journals stand ready to publish junk science that legitimate journals reject for publication. Anyone with a pseudo-scientific idea...

Serbian Journal Accepts Paper in 24 Hours with No Peer Review, Demands EUR 1785

The Archives of Biological Sciences is the official journal of the Serbian Biological Society. Here I describe one case in which the...

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...

Recognizing a Pattern of Problems in “Pattern Recognition in Physics”

Copernicus Publications is an open-access publisher based in Göttingen, Germany. It is not on my list of predatory publishers. However, I do have...

Science Publishing Group: A Complete Scam

I think Science Publishing Group (SciencePG) is a totally bogus publisher. Here I would like to repeat my warning to all...

Have I Discovered the Source of the Hijacked Journals?

I received another report of a hijacked journal. Similar to many earlier cases, this established Austrian enology journal had only...

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...