Imagine you’re a rogue physicist and you’ve invented “a revolutionary new scientific breakthrough that will provide the world with a cheap abundant source of sustainable non-polluting energy. It requires no fuel, can be generated anywhere, is completely scalable and can be used to power microchips as well as homes.” Where do you go to publish your research? Elsevier? Wiley? Taylor & Francis? Nope, you go here: Read the rest of this entry »
Hijacked journals — scholarly journals whose identities are stolen and represented on counterfeit websites — are still victimizing researchers in some countries. Here is an update.
[Note: This is a guest blog post by Dr. Tansu Küçüköncü].
Hakan Murat Korkmaz is a fake associate professor from Turkey who publishes 15 academic journals and organizes several conferences. He serves as the editor-in-chief of some of his journals and is either an editorial board member or managing editor on the others.
The over 50 million scholarly articles stolen by the pirates at Sci-Hub will significantly increase the occurrence of academic plagiarism. Read the rest of this entry »
I am writing this blog post to renew my urgent warning to researchers in all countries to avoid all products and services of OMICS International. It’s a counterfeit scholarly publisher and conference organizer that abuses and exploits honest researchers and threatens science.