Month: July 2017

Think. Check. Submit.

With the closing earlier this year of Jeffrey Beall's ScholarlyOA web site and the recent introduction of a subscription service that reviews online open-access journals, there is still a space for open-access guidance to scholars and researchers. Consider Think. Check. Submit. http://thinkchecksubmit.org/ Sharing research results with the world is key to the progress of your discipline … Continue reading Think. Check. Submit.

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Predatory Online Open-Access Journals: Cabell’s White/Black Lists

As readers of NursingWriting.com are familiar, a profusion of online open-access journals, many with dubious review, editing, and publishing practices and dependent on authors' fees (rather than subscriptions) has created problems for researchers, students and clinicians. Previously, a web site run by Jeffrey Beall (ScholarlyOA) as a volunteer effort outside his day job offered frank … Continue reading Predatory Online Open-Access Journals: Cabell’s White/Black Lists

Help with Predatory Online Open-Access Journals

As some of you know, librarian Jeffrey Beall’s ScholarlyOA web site (which provided Beall’s running list of “possibly/probably predatory online journals”) was shut down earlier this year. In its absence, these suggestions are also helpful (from here: http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/49862/title/Identifying-Predatory-Publishers/ ) DECIDING WHERE TO PUBLISH Get started early. While it’s often an afterthought, consider where to submit … Continue reading Help with Predatory Online Open-Access Journals