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[FREE WEBINAR]: Optimise Medical Publishing and Avoid “Predatory Journals”

Join ICON plc at this webinar, featuring Jeffrey Beall, to learn tips and tools to enhance your medical publication efforts and to help avoid so-called “predatory journals”. The webinar will discuss the growth of open access publishing and the precautions you can take to avoid falling into costly and career damaging traps.

Learn best practices and tools to:

  • Understand key attributes of true publication models so that you can differentiate between sanctioned and possible predatory journals/publishers.
  • Identify credible publishers and understand how they operate.
  • Create a personal list of possible predatory publishers to avoid future entrapments

The webinar will be held on May 9th, between 11:00 – 12:00 Eastern Time (GMT -5:00).

You can Register here.


Jeffrey Beall

Scholarly Communications Librarian and Associate Professor, University of Colorado Denver

Jeffrey’s work includes informing the scholarly community regarding new and evolving aspects of scholarly communication, including open access publishing, author and publisher misconduct, and scholarly publishing ethics. His research and writing has been published in The Journal of Academic Librarianship, Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, College & Research Libraries, and Nature. He operated Scholarly Open Access, which highlighted lists of predatory journals/publishers, misleading metrics companies, and hijacked journals. He began his library career at Harvard University, and earned his MS Library Science from the University of North Carolina.


Janet Galliera

Executive Director Business Development, PubsHub, an ICON plc company

Janet has 18 years of experience in medical communications. She currently manages the PubsHub technology suite of web-based solutions. PubsHub continually sets new standards with powerful scientific data management tools. She is an active member of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) and was chair of the ISMPP workshops from 2008 to 2012.


Nicolle Watts

Database Manager, PubsHub an ICON plc company

Nicolle manages PubsHub Journals & Congresses, a web-based research tool that provides users with the most up-to-date and accurate submission information for 7000+ medical publications and conferences. Prior to joining PubsHub in 2013, Nicolle earned a BS in Library Science from the University of Kutztown with a focus in Informational Technology.

Register today to learn how you can improve your medical publication efforts and protect yourself from predatory publishers.

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