Month: January 2017

Inside Higher Ed: No More ‘Beall’s List’

Reported today in Inside Higher Ed, librarian Jeffrey Beall's ScholarlyOA website, which had monitored and reported on disturbing instances of predatory online open-access publishing, has been shut down: https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/01/18/librarians-list-predatory-journals-reportedly-removed-due-threats-and-politics

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CFP: 34th Annual History of Nursing Conference

Call for Abstracts  34th Annual History of Nursing Conference, Rochester, New York, September 7-10, 2017 The American Association for the History of Nursing and St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing are co-sponsoring the Association's 34th annual conference to be held in Rochester, NY. The conference provides a forum for researchers interested in sharing new research that addresses … Continue reading CFP: 34th Annual History of Nursing Conference

CFP: Creating Space VII: Dreaming the Myth Onward: The Stories We Don’t Always Tell

CALL FOR PAPERS   Creating Space VII: Dreaming the Myth Onward: The Stories We Don’t Always Tell' Please visit the conference website at : http://www.creatingspace2017.ca/en/ For more information, please write to : contact@creatingspace2017.ca A CCME pre-conference Winnipeg, April 28-29, 2017 Rationale/Background Creating Space (CS) is an annual meeting exploring the evolving use of arts, humanities and social … Continue reading CFP: Creating Space VII: Dreaming the Myth Onward: The Stories We Don’t Always Tell

“I have a little list”: Beall Expands to Four Lists

For over half a decade librarian Jeffrey Beall has scrutinized on-line open-access publishers and publications, calling out those that he has evaluated as "probably predatory" in his updated list. Subsequently, Beall has developed four lists (which he updates annually): Predatory publishers Predatory stand-alone journals Misleading impact metrics companies Hijacked journals It's time for Beall's annual … Continue reading “I have a little list”: Beall Expands to Four Lists