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Selecting a Quality Journal: Predatory Publishing Bibliography

Predatory Publishing Reading list


Adnan, A., Anwar, S., Zia, T., Razzaq, S., Maqbool, F., & Rehman, Z. U. (2018). Beyond Beall’s Blacklist: Automatic Detection of Open Access Predatory Research Journals. 2018 IEEE 20th International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications; IEEE 16th International Conference on Smart City; IEEE 4th International Conference on Data Science and Systems (HPCC/SmartCity/DSS) (pp. 1692–1697). Retrieved from

Aguzzi, A. (2019). ‘Broken access’ publishing corrodes quality. Nature, 570(7760), 139–139. Retrieved from

Ajuwon, G. A., & Ajuwon, A. J. (2018). Predatory publishing and the dilemma of the Nigerian academic. African Journal of Biomedical Research, 21(1), 1–5. Retrieved from

Al-Khatib, A. (2016). Protecting Authors from Predatory Journals and Publishers. Publishing Research Quarterly, 32(4), 281–285. Retrieved from

Al-Khatib, A., & Teixeira da Silva, J. A. (2017). Threats to the Survival of the Author-Pays-Journal to Publish Model. Publishing Research Quarterly, 33(1), 64–70. Retrieved from

Allen, M. (2018). Beware the Predatory Journal: It’s Not Just Fieldwork That Is Dangerous. SAA Archaeological Record, (May). Retrieved from,%22view%22:%22articleBrowser%22,%22article_id%22:%223089134%22%7D

Allman, D. (2019). Pseudo or perish: problematizing the ‘predatory’ in global health publishing. Critical Public Health, 29(4), 413–423. Retrieved from

Almutairi, A. F., & Salam, M. (2017). A snapshot of current medical research: The notion of supply and demand. Curr Pediatr Res, 21(4), 546–547. Retrieved from

Alrawadieh, Z. (2018). Publishing in predatory tourism and hospitality journals: Mapping the academic market and identifying response strategies. Tourism and Hospitality Research, 1–10. Retrieved from

AlRyalat, S. A., Farah, R. I., Shehadeh, B., Abukeshek, A., Aldabbas, L., Al-fawair, A., & Ababneh, O. (2019). Biomedical researchers and students knowledge about predatory journals. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 45(5), 102056. Retrieved from

AMWA–EMWA–ISMPP joint position statement on predatory publishing. (2019). Current Medical Research and Opinion, 35(9), 1657–1658. Retrieved from

Andoohgin Shahri, M., Jazi, M. D., Borchardt, G., & Dadkhah, M. (2017). Detecting Hijacked Journals by Using Classification Algorithms. Science and Engineering Ethics, 1–14. Springer Netherlands. Retrieved from

Aponte, J. (2018). Predatory Publishing and Organizers: What Scholars in Academia need to know. Hispanic Health Care International, 16(2), 54–55. Retrieved from

Asadi, A. (2018). Invitation to Speak at a Conference: The Tempting Technique Adopted by Predatory Conferences’ Organizers. Science and Engineering Ethics, 1–5. Retrieved from

Asadi, A., Rahbar, N., Asadi, M., Asadi, F., & Khalili Paji, K. (2017). Online-Based Approaches to Identify Real Journals and Publishers from Hijacked Ones. Science and Engineering Ethics, 23(1), 305–308. Retrieved from

Atiso, K., Kammer, J., & Bossaller, J. (2019). Predatory publishing and the Ghana experience: A call to action for information professionals. IFLA Journal, 1–12. Retrieved from

Ayeni, P. O., & Adetoro, N. (2017). Growth of predatory open access journals: implication for quality assurance in library and information science research. Library Hi Tech News, 34(1), 17–22. Retrieved from

Babor, T. F., & Ward, J. H. (2018). Caveat emptor: Predatory publishers, rogue journals, and the potential corruption of addiction science. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 79(4), 509–513. Retrieved from

Bagues, M., Sylos-Labini, M., & Zinovyeva, N. (2019). A walk on the wild side: ‘Predatory’ journals and information asymmetries in scientific evaluations. Research Policy, 48(2), 462–477. Retrieved from

Baker, E. F., Iserson, K. V., Aswegan, A. L., Larkin, G. L., Derse, A. R., & Kraus, C. K. (2019). Open Access Medical Journals. Academic Medicine, 94(5), 634–639. Retrieved from

Balehegn, M. (2017). Increased Publication in Predatory Journals by Developing Countries’ Institutions: What It Entails? And What Can Be Done? International Information and Library Review, 49(2), 97–100. Retrieved from

Barroga, E. (2015). Predatory publishing practices corrode the credibility of science. Journal of Korean Medical Science, 30(10), 1535–1536. Retrieved from

Bartholomew, R. E. (2014). Science for sale: the rise of predatory journals. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 107(10), 384–385. Retrieved from

Beall, J. (2013a). Criteria for Determining Predatory Open-Access Publishers. Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, 53(9), 1689–1699. Retrieved from

Beall, J. (2013b). The open-access movement is not really about open access. TripleC, 11(2), 589–597. Retrieved from

Beall, J. (2013c). Five Predatory Mega-Journals: A Review. The Charleston Advisor, 14(4), 20–25. Retrieved from

Beall, J. (2013d). Predatory publishing is just one of the consequences of gold open access. Learned Publishing, 26(2), 79–84. Retrieved from

Beall, J. (2015a). The “Metric” System: Yet More Chaos in Scholarly Publishing. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 6(11), 2020–2021. Retrieved from

Beall, J. (2015b). Predatory journals and the breakdown of research cultures. Information Development, 31(5), 473–476. Retrieved from

Beall, J. (2016a). Best practices for scholarly authors in the age of predatory journals. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 98(2), 77–79. Retrieved from

Beall, J. (2016b). Dangerous predatory publishers threaten medical research. Journal of Korean Medical Science, 31(10), 1511–1513. Retrieved from

Beall, J. (2016c). Predatory journals: Ban predators from the scientific record. Nature, 534(7607), 326. Retrieved from

Beall, J. (2016d). Medical publishing and the threat of predatory journals. International Journal of Women’s Dermatology, 2(4), 115–116. Retrieved from

Beall, J. (2016e). Essential Information about Predatory Publishers and Journals. International Higher Education, 86, 2–3. Retrieved from

Beall, J. (2017a). Predatory journals, peer review, and education research. New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 29(1), 54–58. Retrieved from

Beall, J. (2017b). What I learned from predatory publishers. Biochemia Medica, 27(2), 273–278. Retrieved from

Beaubien, S., & Eckard, M. (2014). Addressing Faculty Publishing Concerns with Open Access Journal Quality Indicators. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 2(2), eP1133. Retrieved from

Bell, K. (2017). ‘Predatory’’ open access journals as parody: Exposing the limitations of “legitimate’’ academic publishing.”’ TripleC, 15(2), 651–662. Retrieved from

Beninger, P. G., Beall, J., & Shumway, S. E. (2016). Debasing the Currency of Science: The Growing Menace of Predatory Open Access Journals. Journal of Shellfish Research, 35(1), 1–5. Retrieved from

Berger, M. (2017). Everything You Ever Wanted To Know about predatory publishing But Were Afraid to Ask. ACRL (pp. 206–217). Retrieved from

Berger, M., & Cirasella, J. (2015). Beyond Beall’s List Better understanding predatory publishers. College & Research Libraries News, 76(3), 132–135. Retrieved from

Beshyah, S. (2018). Awareness of Predatory Journals among Physicians from Africa and the Middle East: An Exploratory Survey. Ibnosina Journal of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, 10(4), 136–139. Retrieved from

Beshyah, S. A. (2017). Predatory Publishing: A Wake-up Call for Editors and Authors in the Middle East and Africa. Ibnosina Journal of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, 9(5), 123–125. Retrieved from

Betz, C. L. (2016). Authors Beware: Open Access Predatory Journals. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 31(3), 233–234. Elsevier Inc. Retrieved from

Bisaccio, M. (2018). Cabells’ Journal Whitelist and Blacklist: Intelligent data for informed journal evaluations. Learned Publishing, 31(3), 243–248. Retrieved from

Björk, B.-C. (2015). Have the “mega-journals” reached the limits to growth? PeerJ, 3, e981. Retrieved from

Björk, B.-C. (2017). Open access to scientific articles: a review of benefits and challenges. Internal and Emergency Medicine, 12(2), 247–253. Retrieved from

Björk, B. C., & Solomon, D. (2015). Article processing charges in OA journals: relationship between price and quality. Scientometrics, 103(2), 373–385. Retrieved from

Bohannon, J. (2013). Who’s Afraid of Peer Review? Science, 342(6154), 60–65. Retrieved from

Bohannon, J. (2015). How to hijack a journal. Science, 350(6263), 903–905. Retrieved from

Bolshete, P. (2018). Analysis of thirteen predatory publishers: a trap for eager-to-publish researchers. Current Medical Research and Opinion, 34(1), 157–162. Taylor & Francis. Retrieved from

Bornemann, E. (2013). Exposing predatory publishers. Information Today, 30(6), 13. Retrieved from

Bourgault, A. M. (2019). Predatory Journals: A Potential Threat to Nursing Practice and Science. Critical Care Nurse, 39(4), 9–11. Retrieved from

Bowman, D. E., & Wallace, M. B. (2018). Predatory journals: a serious complication in the scholarly publishing landscape. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 87(1), 273–274. Retrieved from

Bowman, J. D. (2014). Predatory Publishing, Questionable Peer Review, and Fraudulent Conferences. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 78(10), 1–6. Retrieved from

Bowman, M. A., Saultz, J. W., & Phillips, W. R. (2018). Beware of Predatory Journals: A Caution from Editors of Three Family Medicine Journals. The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 31(5), 671–676. Retrieved from

Braverman, M. T. (2018). The Evolving Landscape of Academic Publishing: Essential Knowledge for Extension Scholars. Journal of Extension, 56(3). Retrieved from

Broome, M. E. (2017). Predatory publishing is everyone’s concern. Nursing Outlook, 65(6), 667–668. Retrieved from

Bucchi, M. (2017). Credibility, expertise and the challenges of science communication 2.0. Public Understanding of Science, 26(8), 890–893. Retrieved from

Butler-Adam, J. (2014). Dealing with ‘open access’’ demons.’ South African Journal of Science, 110(5/6), 1. Retrieved from‘open-access’-demons/john-butler-adam

Butler, D. (2013). The Dark Side of Publishing. Nature, 495(3), 433–435. Retrieved from

Byard, R. W. (2016). The forensic implications of predatory publishing. Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology, 12(4), 391–393. Retrieved from

Camacho, M., & Reckley, L. K. (2018). Predatory journals: Enough is enough. The Laryngoscope, 128(7), 1510–1510. Retrieved from

Cappell, M. S. (2015). List predatory journal publications separately from genuine scholarly publications as standard for CVs. BMJ, 350(may14 11), h2470--h2470. Retrieved from

Chambers, A. H. (2019). How I became easy prey. Science, 364(6440), 602–602. Retrieved from

Chandrakumar, A., ‘t Jong, G. W., & Klassen, T. P. (2018). The Role of Mainstream Publishers in Eliminating the Threat of Predatory Publishing. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 42(5), 457–458. Retrieved from

Christopher, M. M., & Young, K. M. (2015). Awareness of “Predatory” Open-Access Journals among Prospective Veterinary and Medical Authors Attending Scientific Writing Workshops. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2(August), 1–11. Retrieved from

Clark:, J., & Clark, J. (2015). How to avoid predatory journals—a five point plan. The BMJ Blogs, 1–9. Retrieved from

Clark, A. M., & Thompson, D. R. (2017). Five (bad) reasons to publish your research in predatory journals. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 73(11), 2499–2501. Retrieved from

Clark, J., & Smith, R. (2015). Firm action needed on predatory journals. Bmj, 350(jan16 1), h210--h210. Retrieved from

Clements, J. C., Daigle, R. M., & Froehlich, H. E. (2018). Predator in the Pool? A Quantitative Evaluation of Non-indexed Open Access Journals in Aquaculture Research. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5(March), 1–14. Retrieved from

Clemons, M., de Costa e Silva, M., Joy, A. A., Cobey, K. D., Mazzarello, S., Stober, C., & Hutton, B. (2017). Predatory Invitations from Journals: More Than Just a Nuisance? The Oncologist, 22(2), 236–240. Retrieved from

Cobey, K. D., Grudniewicz, A., Lalu, M. M., Rice, D. B., Raffoul, H., & Moher, D. (2019). Knowledge and motivations of researchers publishing in presumed predatory journals: A survey. BMJ Open, 9(3), 1–9. Retrieved from

Cobey, K. D., Lalu, M. M., Skidmore, B., Ahmadzai, N., Grudniewicz, A., & Moher, D. (2018). What is a predatory journal? A scoping review. F1000Research, 7(2), 1001. Retrieved from

Cohen, A. J., Patino, G., Kamal, P., Ndoye, M., Tresh, A., Mena, J., Butler, C., et al. (2019). Perspectives From Authors and Editors in the Biomedical Disciplines on Predatory Journals: Survey Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 21(8), e13769. Retrieved from

Commercial Academic Publishing Preying on Taiwan. (2019). CommonWealth Magazine, 669, 1–16. Retrieved from

Cordeiro, Y. (2017). Publish and perish in the hands of predatory journals. Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, 89(2), 787–788. Retrieved from

Cortegiani, A., Longhini, F., Sanfilippo, F., Raineri, S. M., Gregoretti, C., & Giarratano, A. (2019). Predatory open-access publishing in anesthesiology. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 128(1), 182–187. Retrieved from

Cortegiani, A., Sanfilippo, F., Tramarin, J., & Giarratano, A. (2019). Predatory open-access publishing in critical care medicine. Journal of Critical Care, 50, 247–249. Retrieved from

Cortegiani, A., & Shafer, S. L. (2018). “Think. Check. Submit.” to avoid predatory publishing. Critical Care, 22(1), 300. Retrieved from

Cress, P. E., & Sarwer, D. B. (2019). Predatory Journals: An Ethical Crisis in Publishing. Aesthetic Surgery Journal Open Forum, 1(1), 1–3. Retrieved from

Cuschieri, S., & Grech, V. (2018). WASP (Write a Scientific Paper): Open access unsolicited emails for scholarly work – Young and senior researchers perspectives. Early Human Development, 122, 64–66. Retrieved from

Cyranoski, D. (2018). China introduces sweeping reforms against misconduct. Nature, 558, 8. Retrieved from

Dadkhah, Medhi, & Stefanutti, C. (2015). Hijacked journals are emerging as a challenge for scholarly publishing |. Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej, 125(10), 783–784. Retrieved from

Dadkhah, Mehdi. (2016a). Types of hijacking in the academic world – our experiment in the scholarly publishing. Library Hi Tech News, 33(3), 1–2. Retrieved from

Dadkhah, Mehdi. (2016b). Researchers Must Not Use Phrases in Search Engines to Find Journals. Journal of the Association for Vascular Access, 21(1), 19–20. Retrieved from

Dadkhah, Mehdi, & Bianciardi, G. (2016). Ranking Predatory Journals: Solve the Problem Instead of Removing It! Advanced Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 6(1), 1–4. Retrieved from

Dadkhah, Mehdi, & Borchardt, G. (2016). Hijacked Journals: An Emerging Challenge for Scholarly Publishing. Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 36(6), 739–741. Retrieved from

Dadkhah, Mehdi, Borchardt, G., Lagzian, M., & Bianciardi, G. (2017). Academic Journals Plagued by Bogus Impact Factors. Publishing Research Quarterly, 33(2), 183–187. Retrieved from

Dadkhah, Mehdi, Jazi, M. D., & Pacukaj, S. (2015). Fake Conferences for Earning Real Money. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 6(2), 11–12. Retrieved from

Dadkhah, Mehdi, Lagzian, M., & Borchardt, G. (2017). Questionable papers in citation databases as an issue for literature review. Journal of Cell Communication and Signaling, 11(2), 181–185. Journal of Cell Communication and Signaling. Retrieved from

Dadkhah, Mehdi, & Maliszewski, T. (2015). Hijacked journals – threats and challenges to countries’ scientific ranking. Int. J. Technology Enhanced Learning, 7(3), 281–288. Retrieved from

Dadkhah, Mehdi, Maliszewski, T., & Jazi, M. D. (2016). Characteristics of Hijacked Journals and Predatory Publishers: Our Observations in the Academic World. Trends in Pharmacological Sciences, 37(6), 415–418. Retrieved from

Dadkhah, Mehdi, Maliszewski, T., & Lyashenko, V. V. (2016). An approach for preventing the indexing of hijacked journal articles in scientific databases. Behaviour & Information Technology, 3001(February), 1–6. Retrieved from

Dadkhah, Mehdi, Maliszewski, T., & Teixeira da Silva, J. A. (2016). Hijacked journals, hijacked web-sites, journal phishing, misleading metrics, and predatory publishing: actual and potential threats to academic integrity and publishing ethics. Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology, 12(3), 353–362. Retrieved from

Dadkhah, Mehdi, Obeidat, M. M., & Jazi, M. D. (2015). How Can We Identify Hijacked Journals? Bulletin of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, 4(2), 83–87. Retrieved from

Dadkhah, Mehdi, & Quliyeva, A. (2014). Social engineering in academic world. Journal of Contemporary Applied Mathematics, 4(2), 2014–2016. Retrieved from

Dadkhah, Mehdi, Seno, S. A. H., & Borchardt, G. (2017). Current and potential cyber attacks on medical journals; guidelines for improving security. European Journal of Internal Medicine, 38, 25–29. European Federation of Internal Medicine. Retrieved from

Dadkhah, Mehdi, Shyam, A. K., Bagdassarian, V. C., & Jazi, M. D. (2016). Similar names in academic literature as a tools to deceive researchers. International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms, 8(1), 119. Retrieved from

Dal-Ré, R., & Marušić, A. (2019). Potential predatory journals are colonizing the ICMJE recommendations list of followers. Netherlands Journal of Medicine. Retrieved from

Danevska, L., Spiroski, M., Donev, D., Pop-Jordanova, N., & Polenakovic, M. (2016). How to Recognize and Avoid Potential, Possible, or Probable Predatory Open-Access Publishers, Standalone, and Hijacked Journals. PRILOZI, 37(2–3), 5–13. Retrieved from

Darbyshire, P. (2018). Fake news. Fake journals. Fake conferences. What we can do. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27(9–10), 1727–1729. Retrieved from

Demir, S. B. (2018a). Scholarly databases under scrutiny. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 73(2017), 096100061878415. Retrieved from

Demir, S. B. (2018b). Predatory journals: Who publishes in them and why? Journal of Informetrics, 12(4), 1296–1311. Retrieved from

Djuric, D. (2014). Penetrating the Omerta of Predatory Publishing: The Romanian Connection. Science and Engineering Ethics, 21(2015), 1–20. Retrieved from

Drake, P. P. (2019). Predatory Journals, Open-Access, and the Effect on Publishing in Finance. SSRN Electronic Journal, (January). Retrieved from

Drugaş, M. (2015). Predatory Publishing and the Psychology Behind it. Psychological Thought, 8(1), 1–6. Retrieved from

Ebadi, S., & Zamani, G. (2018). Predatory publishing as a case of symbolic violence: A critical English for academic purposes approach. (M. Popescu, Ed.)Cogent Education, 5(1), 1–25. Cogent. Retrieved from

Edie, A. H., & Conklin, J. L. (2019). Avoiding predatory journals: Quick peer review processes too good to be true. Nursing Forum, (January), 1–4. Retrieved from

El-Azhary, R. (2017). Predatory journals: will they survive or thrive? International Journal of Dermatology, 56(7), 797. Retrieved from

Erdag, T. K. (2019). Boring emails: “You are invited to submit a manuscript for ….” Turk Otolarengoloji Arsivi/Turkish Archives of Otolaryngology, 56(4), 185–187. Retrieved from

Erfanmanesh, M., & Pourhossein, R. (2017). Publishing in Predatory Open Access Journals: A Case of Iran. Publishing Research Quarterly, 33(4), 433–444. Retrieved from

Eriksson, S., & Helgesson, G. (2017). The false academy: predatory publishing in science and bioethics. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy, 20(2), 163–170. Retrieved from

Eriksson, S., & Helgesson, G. (2018). Time to stop talking about ‘predatory journals’’.’ Learned Publishing, 31(2), 181–183. Retrieved from

Eve, M. P., & Priego, E. (2017). Who is Actually Harmed by Predatory Publishers? tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique. Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society, 15(2), 755–770. Retrieved from

Eykens, J., Guns, R., Engels, T. C. E., Wetenschappen, F. S., & Antwerpen, U. (2018). Comparing VABB-SHW (version VIII) with Cabells Journal Blacklist and Directory of Open Access Journals, (January). Retrieved from

Eykens, J., Guns, R., Rahman, A. I. M. J., Sīle, L., & Engels, T. C. E. (2018). Predatory Open Access journals: A review of past screenings within the Flemish performance based research funding system (2014 – 2018). STI 2018 Conference Proceedings: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators (pp. 799–806). Retrieved from

Ferris, L. E., & Winker, M. A. (2017). Ethical issues in publishing in predatory journals. Biochemia Medica, 27(2), 279–284. Retrieved from

Fiala, C., Lim, B., & Diamandis, E. P. (2019). The growing problem of predatory publishing: a case report. Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (CCLM), 0(0), 7–9. Retrieved from

Fiebert, M. S. (2014). A Look At Open Access Publication and Beall’S List of “Predatory” Journals. Global Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 3(4), 5–6. Retrieved from

Florczak, K. L. (2018). Prevent Betrayal by Predatory Publishers: Trust But Verify. Nursing Science Quarterly, 31(1), 11–14. Retrieved from

Forero, D. A., Oermann, M. H., Manca, A., Deriu, F., Mendieta-Zerón, H., Dadkhah, M., Bhad, R., et al. (2018). Negative Effects of “Predatory” Journals on Global Health Research. Annals of Global Health, 84(4), 584–589. Retrieved from

Frandsen, T. F. (2017). Are predatory journals undermining the credibility of science? A bibliometric analysis of citers. Scientometrics, 1–16. Springer Netherlands. Retrieved from

Frandsen, T. F. (2019a). How can a questionable journal be identified: Frameworks and checklists. Learned Publishing, 32(3), 1–6. Retrieved from

Frandsen, T. F. (2019b). Why do researchers decide to publish in questionable journals? A review of the literature. Learned Publishing, 32(1), 57–62. Retrieved from

Frantsvåg, J. E. (2019). The DOAJ Spring Cleaning 2016 and What Was Removed—Tragic Loss or Good Riddance? Publications, 7(3), 45. Retrieved from

Gasparyan, A. Y. (2013). Choosing the Target Journal: Do Authors Need a Comprehensive Approach? Journal of Korean Medical Science, 28(8), 1117. Retrieved from

Gasparyan, A. Y., Nurmashev, B., Udovik, E. E., Koroleva, A. M., & Kitas, G. D. (2017). Predatory Publishing Is a Threat to Non-Mainstream Science. J Korean Med Sci, 32(6), 713–717. Retrieved from

Gasparyan, A. Y., Nurmashev, B., Voronov, A. A., Gerasimov, A. N., Koroleva, A. M., & Kitas, G. D. (2016). The pressure to publish more and the scope of predatory publishing activities. Journal of Korean Medical Science, 31(12), 1874–1878. Retrieved from

Gasparyan, A. Y., Yessirkepov, M., Diyanova, S. N., & Kitas, G. D. (2015). Publishing ethics and predatory practices: A dilemma for all stakeholders of science communication. Journal of Korean Medical Science, 30(8), 1010–1016. Retrieved from

Gillis, A. (2019). The Rise of Junk Science Fake publications are corrupting the world of research — and influencing real news. The Walrus. Retrieved from

Gonzalez, J., Bridgeman, M. B., & Hermes-DeSantis, E. R. (2017). Differentiating predatory scholarship: best practices in scholarly publication. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. Retrieved from

Grey, A., Bolland, M. J., Dalbeth, N., Gamble, G., & Sadler, L. (2016). We read spam a lot: prospective cohort study of unsolicited and unwanted academic invitations. BMJ, 355(i5383), 1–4. Retrieved from

Grzybowski, A., & Patryn Rafałand Sak, J. (2017). Predatory journals and dishonesty in science. Clinics in Dermatology, 35(6), 607–610. Retrieved from

Gutierrez, F. R. S., Beall, J., & Forero, D. A. (2015). Spurious alternative impact factors: The scale of the problem from an academic perspective. BioEssays, 37(5), 474–476. Retrieved from

Habibzadeh, F., & Simundic, A.-M. (2017). Predatory journals and their effects on scientific research community. Biochemia Medica, 27(2), 270–272. Retrieved from et al._Predatory journals and their effects on.pdf

Hanscheid, T., Hardisty, D. W., & Henriques, S. O. (2018). The Crisis in Scientific Publishing: A Holistic Perspective About Background Issues Associated with Predatory Publishing. Acta Médica Portuguesa, 31(10), 524. Retrieved from

Hansoti, B., Langdorf, M., & Murphy, L. (2016). Discriminating Between Legitimate and Predatory Open Access Journals: Report from the International Federation for Emergency Medicine Research Committee. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, 17(5), 497–507. Retrieved from

Harvey, H. B., & Weinstein, D. F. (2017). Predatory publishing: An emerging threat to the medical literature. Academic Medicine, 92(2), 150–151. Retrieved from

Hasan, Z. (2018). Academic sociology The alarming rise in predatory publishing and its consequences for Islamic economics and finance. ISRA International Journal of Islamic Finance, 10(1), 6–18. Retrieved from

Hedding, D. W. (2019). Payouts push professors towards predatory journals. Nature, 565(7739), 267. Retrieved from

Hemmat Esfe, M., Wongwises, S., Asadi, A., & Akbari, M. (2014). Fake Journals: Their Features and Some Viable Ways to Distinguishing Them. Science and Engineering Ethics, 21(4), 821–824. Retrieved from

Heneberg, P. (2019). The troubles of high-profile open access megajournals. Scientometrics, 120(2), 733–746. Retrieved from

Herron, J. (2017). Predatory Publishers. Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries, 14(1), 27–31. Retrieved from

van der Heyden, M. A. G., & van Veen, T. A. B. (2018). Gold open access: the best of both worlds. Netherlands Heart Journal, 26(1), 3–4. Retrieved from

Hill, T. (2015). Identifying legitimate open access journals: some suggestions from a publisher. Learned Publishing, 28(1), 59–62. Retrieved from

Hoffecker, L. (2018). Resource review. Cabells Scholarly Analytics. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 106(2), 270–272. Retrieved from

Houghton, F., & Houghton, S. (2018). “Blacklists” and “whitelists”: a salutary warning concerning the prevalence of racist language in discussions of predatory publishing. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 106(4), 527–530. Retrieved from

Hua, F., Shen, C., Walsh, T., Glenny, A.-M. M., & Worthington, H. (2017). Open Access: Concepts, findings, and recommendations for stakeholders in dentistry. Journal of Dentistry, 64(June), 13–22. Retrieved from

Huffman, J. (2017). Publisher Package and Open Access Journals: Are Any of Them Predatory? The Serials Librarian, 73(3–4), 248–268. Retrieved from

Hvistendahl, M. (2013). China ’ s Publication Bazaar. Science, 342(November), 1035–1039. Retrieved from

Ibba, S., Pani, F. E., Stockton, J. G., Barabino, G., Marchesi, M., & Tigano, D. (2017). Incidence of predatory journals in computer science literature. Library Review, 66(6/7), 505–522. Retrieved from

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Ioannidis, J. P. A., Klavans, R., & Boyack, K. W. (2018). Thousands of scientists publish a paper every five days. Nature, 561(7722), 167–169. Retrieved from

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de Jager, P., van der Spuy, P., & de Kock, F. (2016). Do Not Feed the Predators. SSRN Electronic Journal, 48(3), 35–45. Retrieved from

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Jimenez, D. F., & Garza, D. N. (2017). Predatory Publishing and Academic Integrity. World Neurosurgery, 105, 990–992. Retrieved from

Johal, J., Ward, R., Gielecki, J., Walocha, J., Natsis, K., Tubbs, R. S., & Loukas, M. (2017). Beware of the predatory science journal: A potential threat to the integrity of medical research. Clinical Anatomy, 30(6), 767–773. Retrieved from

Kakamad, F. H., Mohammed, S. H., Najar, K. A., Qadr, G. A., Ahmed, J. O., Mohammed, K. K., Salih, R. Q., et al. (2019). Kscien’s list; a new strategy to hoist predatory journals and publishers. International Journal of Surgery Open, 17(January), 5–7. Retrieved from

Kearney, M. H., Thorne, S., Chinn, P. L., Nicoll, L. H., Pickler, R., D’Antonio, P., Connolly, C., et al. (2015). Predatory publishing: What authors need to know. Research in Nursing and Health, 38(1), 1–3. Retrieved from

Kebede, M., Schmaus-Klughammer, A. E., & Tekle, B. T. (2017). Manuscript submission invitations from “predatory journals”: What should authors do? Journal of Korean Medical Science, 32(5), 709–712. Retrieved from

Kerr, A., & Jager, P. De. (2017). A Description of Predatory Publishing in South African Economics Departments. ESSA 2017 BIENNIAL CONFERENCE. Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, 59100: Economic Society of South Africa. Retrieved from

Khan, F., & Moher, D. (2017). Predatory Journals: Do Not Enter. University of Ottawa Journal of Medicine. Retrieved from

Khoo, S. Y., & Lay, B. P. P. (2018). A Very Long Embargo: Journal Choice Reveals Active Non-Compliance with Funder Open Access Policies by Australian and Canadian Neuroscientists. Liber Quarterly, 28, xx–xx. Retrieved from

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Kimotho, S. G. (2019). The storm around Beall’s List: a review of issues raised by Beall’s critics over his criteria of identifying predatory journals and publishers. African Research Review, 13(2), 1. Retrieved from

Kingsley, D. A., & Kennan, M. A. (2015). Open Access: The Whipping Boy for Problems in Scholarly Publishing. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 37(14), 329–350. Retrieved from

Kisely, S. (2019). Predatory journals and dubious publishers: how to avoid being their prey. BJPsych Advances, 25(2), 113–119. Retrieved from

KOÇAK, Z. (2019). Predatory Publishing and Turkey. Balkan Medical Journal, 36(4), 199–201. Retrieved from

Kolata, G. (2017). Many Academics Are Eager to Publish in Worthless Journals. The New York Times, October 30, 1–4. Retrieved from

Kozak, M., Iefremova, O., & Hartley, J. (2016). Spamming in scholarly publishing: A case study. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 67(8), 2009–2015. Retrieved from

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Krauskopf, E. (2018). An analysis of discontinued journals by Scopus. Scientometrics, 116(3), 1805–1815. Springer International Publishing. Retrieved from

Kubiatko, M. (2017). Not every predatory journal is really predatory journal. Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 13(9), 6041–6043. Retrieved from Every Predatory.pdf

Kurt, S. (2018). Why do authors publish in predatory journals? Learned Publishing, 31(2), 141–147. Retrieved from

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Lakhotia, S. C. (2017). Mis-Conceived and Mis-Implemented Academic Assessment Rules Underlie the Scourge of Predatory Journals and Conferences. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy, 83(3), 513–515. Retrieved from

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Predatory Publishing Reading list


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Mahajan, R., & Gulati, S. (2017). Predatory Journals: Think before you publish. JK Science, 19(1), 1–2. Retrieved from -1.pdf

Manca, A., Cugusi, L., & Deriu, F. (2019). Questioning the efficacy of predatory journals’ blacklists. BJPsych Advances, 25(02), 120–121. Retrieved from

Manca, A., Cugusi, L., Dragone, D., & Deriu, F. (2016). Predatory journals: Prevention better than cure? Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 370, 161. Retrieved from

Manca, A., Martinez, G., Cugusi, L., Dragone, D., Dvir, Z., & Deriu, F. (2017). The surge of predatory open-access in neurosciences and neurology. Neuroscience, 353, 166–173. IBRO. Retrieved from

Manca, A., Martinez, G., Cugusi, L., Dragone, D., Mercuro, G., & Deriu, F. (2017). Predatory Open Access in Rehabilitation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 98(5), 1051–1056. Retrieved from

Manca, A., Moher, D., Cugusi, L., Dvir, Z., & Deriu, F. (2018). How predatory journals leak into PubMed. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal, 190(35), E1042–E1045. Retrieved from

Manley, S. (2019a). Predatory Journals on Trial: Allegations, Responses, and Lessons for Scholarly Publishing from FTC v. OMICS. Journal of Scholarly Publishing, 50(3), 183–200. Retrieved from

Manley, S. (2019b). On the limitations of recent lawsuits against Sci‐Hub, OMICS, ResearchGate, and Georgia State University. Learned Publishing, (June). Retrieved from

Marković, S., & Racz, A. (2018). Worth(less) papers - are journal impact factor and number of citations suitable indicators to evaluate quality of scientists? Nova prisutnost, XVI(2), 369–388. Retrieved from

Markowitz, D. M., Powell, J. H., Hancock, J. T., Dassault, S., Kaplan, National, I., Ncees, et al. (2014). The writing style of predatory publishers. ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings (p. [22 p.]). Retrieved from

Masten, Y., & Ashcraft, A. (2017). Due diligence in the open-access explosion era: choosing a reputable journal for publication. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 364(21), 1–7. Retrieved from

Matumba, L., Maulidi, F., Balehegn, M., Abay, F., Salanje, G., Dzimbiri, L., & Kaunda, E. (2019). Blacklisting or Whitelisting? Deterring Faculty in Developing Countries from Publishing in Substandard Journals. Journal of Scholarly Publishing, 50(2), 83–95. Retrieved from

McCann, T. V, & Polacsek, M. (2018). False gold: Safely navigating open access publishing to avoid predatory publishers and journals. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74(4), 809–817. Retrieved from

McCool, J. H. (2017). Opinion: Why I Published in a Predatory Journal. Scientist, 31(6), 1–7. Retrieved from

McCutcheon, L. E., Aruguete, M. S., J., S. M., Jenkins, W., Williams, J. L., McCarley, N., Rivardo, M., et al. (2016). How Questionable Are Predatory Social Science Journals? North American Journal of Psychology, 18(3), 427–440. Retrieved from

McLeod, A., Savage, A., & Simkin, M. G. (2018). The Ethics of Predatory Journals. Journal of Business Ethics, 153(1), 121–131. Springer Netherlands. Retrieved from

McNaught, K. (2015). The Changing Publication Practices in Academia: Inherent Uses and Issues in Open Access and Online Publishing and the Rise of Fraudulent Publications. The Journal of Electronic Publishing, 18(3), 1–13. Michigan Publishing, University of Michigan Library. Retrieved from;rgn=main

Van Meerbeek, B., & Frankenberger, R. (2018). From open-access to “predatory” publishing. J Adhes Dent, 20(4), 2018. Retrieved from

Melchior, J. K. (2018). Fake News Comes to Academia - How three scholars gulled academic journals to publish hoax papers on ‘grievance studies.’’.’ Wall Street Journal. Retrieved from

Memon, A. R. (2017). ResearchGate and impact factor: A step further on predatory journals. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 67(1), 148–149. Retrieved from

Memon, A. R. (2018a). Predatory Journals Spamming for Publications: What Should Researchers Do? Science and Engineering Ethics, 24(5), 1617–1639. Springer Netherlands. Retrieved from

Memon, A. R. (2018b). More than black and white of scientific publishing. Rheumatology International, 38(2), 315–316. Retrieved from

Memon, A. R. (2018c). How to respond to and what to do for papers published in predatory journals? Science Editing, 5(2), 146–149. Retrieved from

Memon, A. R. (2018d). End of 2016: Can We Save Research from Predators in 2017? Science and Engineering Ethics, 24(4), 1339–1345. Retrieved from

Memon, A. R., & Azim, M. E. (2018). Predatory conferences: Addressing researchers from developing countries. J Pak Med Assoc, 68(11), 1691–1695. Retrieved from

Miller, E., & DeBerg, J. (2017). The Perils of Predatory Publishing: Views and Advice from an Editor and a Health Sciences Librarian. Pain Management Nursing, 18(6), 351–352. Retrieved from

Milton, C. L. (2019). Predatory Publishing in Nursing. Nursing Science Quarterly, 32(3), 180–181. Retrieved from

Misra, D. P., Ravindran, V., Wakhlu, A., Sharma, A., Agarwal, V., Negi, V. S., Vir, et al. (2017). Publishing in black and white: the relevance of listing of scientific journals. Rheumatology International, 37(11), 1773–1778. Retrieved from

Moher, D., Shamseer, L., Cobey, K. D., Lalu, M. M., Galipeau, J., Avey, M. T., Ahmadzai, N., et al. (2017). Stop this waste of people, animals and money. Nature, 549(7670), 23–25. Retrieved from

Moher, D., & Srivastava, A. (2015). You are invited to submit. BMC Med, 13, 180. Retrieved from

Molchanovа, A., Chunikhina, N., & Strielkowski, W. (2017). Innovations and academic publishing: who will cast the first stone? Marketing and Management of Innovations, (4), 40–48. Retrieved from

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Moustafa, K. (2014). Fake Journals: Not Always Valid Ways to Distinguish Them. Science and Engineering Ethics, 21(5), 1391–1392. Retrieved from

Mouton, J., & Valentine, A. (2017). The extent of South African authored articles in predatory journals. South African Journal of Science, 113(7/8), 1–9. Retrieved from

Munk, P. L., & O’Keeffe, M. E. (2017). Defending the Truth in a Post-Truth Era. Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, 68(3), 231. Retrieved from

Murphy, J. A. (2019). Predatory Publishing and the Response from the Scholarly Community. Serials Review, 0(0), 1–6. Retrieved from

Nagoba, B., Davane, M., & Mumbre, S. (2017). Is it possible to control publication of predatory journals? Medical Journal Armed Forces India, 73(3), 314–315. Retrieved from

Natarajan, S., & Nair, A. (2016). ”FakeBooks” - predatory journals: The dark side of publishing. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 64(2), 107. Retrieved from

Nazarovets, S., Teixeira da Silva, J. A., & Nazarovets, M. (2019). Challenge of Ukrainian academic librarians in an evolving scholarly publishing landscape. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 45(1), 9–14. Retrieved from

Nelson, N., & Huffman, J. (2015). Predatory Journals in Library Databases: How Much Should We Worry? The Serials Librarian, 69(2), 169–192. Retrieved from

Neylon, C. (2015). Researcher as victim. Researcher as predator. Science in the Open. Retrieved from

Neylon, C. (2017). Blacklists are technically infeasible, practically unreliable and unethical. Period. Science in the Open, 1–7. Retrieved from

Nicholson, D. R. (2017). Predatory Publishing Practices: Is There Life After Beall’s List? libres, 27(2), 53–70. Retrieved from

Nnaji, J. C. (2018). Illegitimate Academic Publishing: A Need for Sustainable Global Action. Publishing Research Quarterly, 34(4), 515–528. Springer US. Retrieved from

Noga-Styron, K. E., Olivero, J. M., & Britto, S. (2016). Predatory Journals in the Criminal Justices Sciences: Getting our Cite on the Target. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 1253(August), 1–18. Retrieved from

Van Nuland, S. E., & Rogers, K. A. (2017). Academic nightmares: Predatory publishing. Anatomical Sciences Education, 10(4), 392–394. Retrieved from

Nwagwu, W E. (2016). Open Access in the Developing Regions: Situating the Altercations About Predatory Publishing. Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, 40(1), 58–80. Retrieved from

Nwagwu, Williams E, & Ojemeni, O. (2015). Penetration of nigerian predatory biomedical open access journals 2007-2012: A bibiliometric study. Learned Publishing, 28(1), 23–34. Retrieved from

Nwagwu, Williams Ezinwa. (2015). Counterpoints about predatory open access and knowledge publishing in Africa. Learned Publishing, 28(2), 114–122. Retrieved from

O’Kelly, F., & Koyle, M. A. (2019). Response to Editorial commentary: predatory publishing or a lack of peer-review transparency?—a contemporary analysis of indexed open and non-open access articles in pediatric urology. Journal of Pediatric Urology, 15(2), 163. Retrieved from

Oermann, M. H., Conklin, J. L., Nicoll, L. H., Chinn, P. L., Ashton, K. S., Edie, A. H., Amarasekara, S., et al. (2016). Study of Predatory Open Access Nursing Journals. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 48(6), 624–632. Retrieved from

Oermann, M. H., Nicoll, L. H., Carter-Templeton, H., Woodward, A., Kidayi, P. L., Neal, L. B., Edie, A. H., et al. (2019). Citations of articles in predatory nursing journals. Nursing Outlook, 0, 7–13. Elsevier Inc. Retrieved from

Oermann, M. H., Nicoll, L. H., Chinn, P. L., Ashton, K. S., Conklin, J. L., Edie, A. H., Amarasekara, S., et al. (2018). Quality of articles published in predatory nursing journals. Nursing Outlook, 66(1), 4–10. Elsevier Inc. Retrieved from

Ogunbanjo, G. A. (2018). Publishing in predatory journals: Time for reflections. South African Family Practice, 60(2), 4. Retrieved from

Olivarez, J. D., Bales, S., Sare, L., & VanDuinkerken, W. (2018). Format Aside: Applying Beall’s Criteria to Assess the Predatory Nature of both OA and Non-OA Library and Information Science Journals. College & Research Libraries, 79(1), 52–67. Retrieved from

Olson, C. A. (2017). Caveat Scholar: On the Growth of Predatory Publishing. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 37(1), 1–2. Retrieved from

Omer, J., Mohammed, S. H., Salih, R. Q., Kakamad, F. H., Mikael, T. M., Mohammed, K. K., Aziz, M. S., et al. (2019). Predatory journals in psychiatry. The Lancet Psychiatry, 6(7), 564–565. Retrieved from

Omobowale, A. O., Akanle, O., & Adeniran, A. I. (2014). Peripheral scholarship and the context of foreign paid publishing in Nigeria. Current Sociology, 62(5), 666–684. Retrieved from

Omonijo, D., Uche, O. O., Chine, B., Anyaegbunam, M., George, T., & Awosope, C. (2015). The Proliferation of Hijacked Journals: Sensitizing Scholars in Nigerian Higher Education System. European Journal of Social Sciences, 50(1), 107–118. Retrieved from

Oravec, J. A. (2019). The “Dark Side” of Academics? Emerging Issues in the Gaming and Manipulation of Metrics in Higher Education. The Review of Higher Education, 42(3), 859–877. Retrieved from

Owens, J. K., & Nicoll, L. H. (2019). Plagiarism in Predatory Publications: A Comparative Study of Three Nursing Journals. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 51(3), 356–363. Retrieved from

Pai, Madhukar; Franco, E. (2016). What Are Predatory Open Access Journals and Why Should We Worry? Huffpost, 13, 1–8. Retrieved from

Park, J.-H. (2019). Publication ethics workshop: how to cope with predatory journals. Science Editing, 6(1), 80–82. Retrieved from

Park, S. P., Lee, E. Y. J., & Suh, J. H. (2018). Arbitral action and preventive methods against predatory journal practice. Science Editing, 5(1), 49–52. Retrieved from

Patwardhan, B. (2019). India strikes back against predatory journals. Nature, 571, 7. Retrieved from

Pearson, G. S. (2016). Open Access and Predatory Journals: Two Very Different Entities. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 22(6), 447–448. Retrieved from

Perlin, M. S., Imasato, T., & Borenstein, D. (2018). Is predatory publishing a real threat? Evidence from a large database study. Scientometrics, 116(1), 255–273. Retrieved from

Petri, A.-I. (2016). Evolving strategies of the predatory journals. Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science, 21(1), 1–17. Retrieved from

Petrisor, A.-I., & Petrişor, A.-I. (2017). Are the predatory publishers collapsing or re-inventing themselves? Libres, 27(2), 71–79. Retrieved from

Petrisor, A. (2018). Predatory Publishers using Spamming Strategies for Call for Papers and Review Requests: A Case Study. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, 38(3), 199–207. Retrieved from

Pettit, B. E. (2018). These Professors Don’t Work for a Predatory Publisher. It Keeps Claiming They Do. Chronicle of Higher Education, 2–5. Retrieved from

Pierce, G., & Theodossiou, I. (2018). Open access publishing: a service or a detriment to science? Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics, 18, 37–48. Retrieved from

Pond, B., Brown, S., Stewart, D., Roane, D., & Harirforoosh, S. (2018). Faculty Applicants Attempt to Inflate CVs Using Predatory Journals. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 83(1), 12–14. Retrieved from

Power, H. (2018). Predatory Publishing: How to Safely Navigate the Waters of Open Access. The Canadian journal of nursing research = Revue canadienne de recherche en sciences infirmieres, 50(1), 3–8. Retrieved from

Pyne, D. (2017). The Rewards of Predatory Publications at a Small Business School. Journal of Scholarly Publishing, 48(3), 137–160. Retrieved from

Quek, H. C., Teo, E. K., Houghton, F., & Houghton, S. (2018). Predatory publishing; pressures, promotions and perils. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare, 27(1), 3–5. Retrieved from

Raghavan, R., Dahanukar, N., Knight, J. D. M., Bijukumar, A., Katwate, U., Krishnakumar, K., Ali, A., et al. (2014). Predatory journals and Indian ichthyology. Current Science, 107(5), 740–742. Retrieved from

Rahman, A. I. M. J., Dexters, N., & Engels, T. C. E. (2014). Predatory open access journals in a performance-based funding model: Common journals in Beall’s list and in the VABB -SHW. Antwerpen. Retrieved from

Raj, A. T., Panta, P., & Patil, S. (2019). Plagiarism , P-hacking , and Predatory Journals: Toxic Triple Ps of Scientific Publications. Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice, 20(2), 129–130. Retrieved from

Rama, K. (2019). Unethical publishing behavior of an Indian predatory journal: a case study. Library Philosophy and Practice. Retrieved from

Ranjeeta, Sumati., A, H. (2018). Predatory journals: A threat to evidence‑based science. Indian J Health Sci Biomed Res, 12, 12–14. Retrieved from

Ray, M. (2016). An Expanded Approach to Evaluating Open Access Journals. Journal of Scholarly Publishing, 47(4), 307–327. Retrieved from

Revés, J., Marques, B., Durão, J., Ribeiro, N. V., Lemos, S., & Escada, P. (2018). Predatory Publishing: An Industry that Is Threatening Science. Acta Med Port, 31(3), 141–143. Retrieved from

Reynolds, R. R. (2016). The predatory publishing phenomenon: dead end or just an inconvenience on the road to a new scholarly publishing landscape? Insights the UKSG journal, 29(3), 233–238. Retrieved from

Rich, T. S. (2016). Predatory Publishing, Open Access, and the Costs to Academia. PS: Political Science & Politics, 49(02), 265–267. Retrieved from

Richtig, G., Berger, M., Lange-Asschenfeldt, B., Aberer, W., & Richtig, E. (2018). Problems and challenges of predatory journals. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 32(9), 1441–1449. Retrieved from

Richtig, G., Richtig, M., Hoetzenecker, W., Saxinger, W., Lange-Asschenfeldt, B., Steiner, A., Strohal, R., et al. (2018). Knowledge and Influence of Predatory Journals in Dermatology: A Pan-Austrian Survey. Acta Dermato Venereologica, 99, 58–62. Retrieved from

Rifai, N., Annesley, T. M., Scott Moore, Arthur L. Caplan, D. J. S., Hornung, P., Rosendaal, & R., F. (2019). Maintaining Research and Publication Integrity. Clinical Chemistry, 65(2), 230–235. Retrieved from

Ring, J. (2018). Predatory journals abuse the flood of publishable material. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 32(4), 511–512. Retrieved from

Rivera, H. (2019). Fake Peer Review and Inappropriate Authorship Are Real Evils. Journal of Korean Medical Science, 34(2), 6–8. Retrieved from

Roberts, J. (2016a). Predatory Journals: Illegitimate Publishing and Its Threat to All Readers and Authors. The Journal of Sexual Medicine, 13(12), 1830–1833. Retrieved from

Roberts, J. (2016b). Predatory Journals: think before you submit. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 56(4), 618–621. Retrieved from

Ross-White, A., Godfrey, C. M., Sears, K. A., & Wilson, R. (2019). Predatory publications in evidence syntheses. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 107(1), 57–61. Retrieved from

Rupp, M., Anastasopoulou, L., Wintermeyer, E., Malhaan, D., El Khassawna, T., & Heiss, C. (2019). Predatory journals: a major threat in orthopaedic research. International Orthopaedics, 43(3), 509–517. Retrieved from

Samuel, A., & Aranha, V. (2018). Valuable Research in Fake Journals and Self-boasting with Fake Metrics. Journal of Pediatric Neuroscience, 13(1), 517–518. Retrieved from

Sanz, Á., & del Valle, M. L. (2019). Predatory Publishing in Palliative Care. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 57(6), e4–e5. Retrieved from

Sarr, M. G., & Behrns, K. E. (2019). Potential benefit and harm of social media and predatory publishing: a commentary on “Antibiotic-treated acute appendicitis—reception in social media.” Langenbeck’s Archives of Surgery, 404(3), 351–352. Retrieved from

Schepers, T., & Rammelt, S. (2019). The burden of predatory journal and congress requests in foot and ankle surgery. Fuss und Sprunggelenk, 17(2), 61–67. Retrieved from

Schira, H. R., & Hurst, C. (2019). Hype or Real Threat: The Extent of Predatory Journals in Student Bibliographies. Theory and Research, 14(1), 1–16. Retrieved from

Schmidt, P. (2017). Does It Pay to Be Published in ‘Predatory’’ Journals?’ Chronicle of Higher Education, 9–11. Retrieved from

Seadle, M. (2019). Publication quality, peer review and predatory journals. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 55(1), 730–731. Retrieved from

Seethapathy, G. S., Kumar, J. U. S., & Hareesha, A. S. (2016). India’s scientific publication in predatory journals: need for regulating quality of Indian science and education. Current Science, 111(11), 1759–1764. Retrieved from

Sener, M., Davulcu, C. D., Tahta, M., & Gunal, I. (2019). Predatory journal preference in the field of Orthopaedics and Traumatology in Turkey. Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica, (xxxx), 4–7. Retrieved from

Severin, A., & Low, N. (2019). Readers beware! Predatory journals are infiltrating citation databases. International Journal of Public Health, 3, 3–4. Retrieved from

Shaghaei, N., Wien, C., Holck, J. P., Thiesen, A. L., Ellegaard, O., Vlachos, E., & Drachen, T. M. (2018). Being a Deliberate Prey of a Predator – Researchers’ Thoughts after having Published in a Predatory Journal. Liber Quarterly, 28. Retrieved from

Shalom, G. (2019). Predatory Journals in Dermatology: A Hidden Danger. Acta Dermato Venereologica, 99, 4. Retrieved from

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