OMICS Creates Ghost Brands to Attract New Authors

June 20, 2013
e-Medical Central

e-Medical Central

Hyderabad, India-based OMICS Publishing Group has set up new websites with different brand names that all try to lure potential authors into submitting papers to one or more of OMICS’ 250 journals. It is currently using these alternative brands:

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

May 21, 2013
Bioinformatics for Omics Data Methods and Protocols

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Srinubabu Gedela, the owner of India-based OMICS Publishing Group, authored a chapter in the book Bioinformatics for Omics Data: Methods and Protocols, published by Springer under its imprint Humana Press in 2011. But there’s a problem with his text. Read the rest of this entry »

What’s Up with Dr. George Perry?

February 28, 2013
Geroge Perry

Geroge Perry

When I analyze and investigate possible predatory publishers, there is one name that I frequently see: George Perry.

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Plagiarism in the “Journal of Sports Medicine & Doping Studies”

August 22, 2012
Journal of Sports Medicine & Doping Studies (JSMDS)

Journal of Doping

The editor of the Journal of Sports Medicine & Doping Studies, Senthil P. Kumar, wrote an editorial in the journal that contains passages that appeared in three previously-published articles.

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