Analysis of metrics for journals discontinued from Scopus for publication concerns highlights a need for clearer warnings on articles from such journals.
Kyle Siler describes the complexities of differentiating predatory and non-predatory publishing.
Publons data show many predatory journals enlist scholars to perform peer review – young researchers should be particularly wary.
We summarise the key changes to the ICMJE recommendations for authors and medical publication professionals.
Cabell’s Journal Blacklist expands further.
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?