Ruairi Mackenzie provides a personal account of attending a “fake” conference run by Conference Series in a recent article for Technology Networks.
In an article in Current Medical Research & Opinion, three leading medical publishing organisations provide guidance on dealing with predatory publishers.
A recent blog for The Scholarly Kitchen explores the pros and cons of a searchable predatory journal directory.
How do predatory journals get indexed in PubMed and how big a problem is it?
What is a predatory journal? A scoping review published in F1000Research explores their defining characteristics.
A recent article published in PharmaTimes explores the top warning signs that can be used to identify predatory publishers and conferences.
Medical communications professionals give their take on ‘fake news’, predatory journals, and the role of artificial intelligence in medical publishing.
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Get up to speed with the latest ICMJE reporting guidelines update, including data sharing requirements and guidance on predatory and pseudo-journals.
A recent blog and editorial by Professor Jens Nielsen (Editor-in-Chief of FEMS Yeast Research) discuss several pressing issues in scientific publishing, including predatory journals, the usefulness of journal impact factors … Continue Reading A guide to developments in scientific publishing
Predatory journals are a hot topic among publishing professionals, however the issue is now becoming more widely known outside of academic circles. A recent article in the New York Times … Continue Reading A “new and ugly symbiosis”? Why do some scientists choose to publish in predatory journals?
Jan Seal-Roberts, Publishing Director at Adis, provides an update on predatory publishing and its risks. Recorded 4 October 2017 at a MedComms Networking event in Oxford. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv. Jan’s presentation (PDF format) is … Continue Reading [VIDEO] Predatory publishing: an update
Predatory journals and publishers are characterised by questionable, often unethical, publication practices. This was confirmed by results of a new survey-based study, which were presented at the 8th international congress … Continue Reading Authorship in exchange for payment: new study into predatory journals and publishers
In a recent letter to The Lancet, Andrea Manca and colleagues called for PubMed to act over the increasing number of predatory journals indexed in the biomedical database. This followed … Continue Reading Predatory journals increasingly indexed in PubMed: A call for action
Jackie Marchington, Director of Global Operations at Caudex, talks through a common sense approach to assessing the credibility of an academic journal, prior to submission of a paper for peer review. … Continue Reading [VIDEO] A forensic examination of a possibly questionable journal
In January of this year, Beall’s online list of ‘potential, possible, or probable’ predatory publishers was taken down. Cabells International, a Texas-based firm, has now stepped in to fill the … Continue Reading New blacklist of predatory publishers launched