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Selecting a Quality Journal: Predatory Publishing Bibliography

Predatory Publishing Reading list

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

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

Balehegn, M. (2017). Increased Publication in Predatory Journals by Developing Countries’ Institutions: What it Entails? And What Can be Done? International Information & Library Review, 2317(July), 1–4. Retrieved from

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

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

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

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

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

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

Beall, J. (2017). What I learned from predatory publishers. Biochemia Medica, 27(2), 273–8.

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

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

Beall, J. (2015). What the Open ­ Access Movement Doesn’ t Want You to Know, 3(June), 4–6.

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.

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).

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bowman, J. D. (2010). Predatory Publishing, Questionable Peer Review, and Fraudulent Conferences. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 78(10), 1–6.

Butler, D. (2013). The dark side of publishing. Nature, 495, 433–435. Retrieved March 11, 2015, from

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

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

Cordeiro, Y. (2017). Publish and perish in the hands of predatory journals, 89, 787–788.

Dadkhah, M., & Stefanutti, C. (2015). Hijacked journals are emerging as a challenge for scholarly publishing |. Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej, 125(10), 783–4. Retrieved from

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

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

Dadkhah, M., Alharbi, A. M., Al-khresheh, M. H., & Sutikno, T. (2015). Affiliation Oriented Journals : Don ’ t Worry About Peer Review If You Have Good Affiliation. International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 5(4), 621–625.

Dadkhah, M., & Bianciardi, G. (2016). Ranking Predatory Journals : Solve the Problem Instead of Removing It! Advanced Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 6.

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

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

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

Dadkhah, M., 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. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved from

Dadkhah, M., 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, M., 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. Springer US. Retrieved from

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

Dadkhah, M., & Quliyeva, A. (2011). Social engineering in academic world. Journal of Contemporary Applied Mathematics, 4(2), 2014–2016.

Dadkhah, M., 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, M., 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

Dadkhah, M., 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

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

Drugaş, M. (2015). Predatory Publishing and the Psychology Behind it. Psychological Thought, 8(1), 1–6. PsychOpen, a publishing service by Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information (ZPID), Trier, Germany ( Retrieved from

el-Azhary, R. (2017). Predatory journals: will they survive or thrive? International Journal of Dermatology, 56(7), 797–797. 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. Springer Netherlands.

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

Ferris, L. E., & Winker, M. A. (2017). Ethical issues in publishing in predatory journals. Biochemia Medica, 27(2), 273–278.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jalalian, M. (2014). Hijacked journal list: list of hijacked journals and fake publishers. Publication Ethics Report, (June), 1–3. Retrieved from

Jalalian, M. (2014). Hijacked journals are attacking the reliability and validity of medical research. Electronic physician, 6(4), 925–926. Retrieved from

Jalalian, M., & Dadkhah, M. (2015). The full story of 90 hijacked journals  from August 2011 to June 2015. Geographica Pannonica, 19(2), 73–87.

Jalalian, M., & Mahboobi, H. (2013). New corruption detected: Bogus impact factors compiled by fake organizations. Electronic physician, 5(3), 685–686.

Jalalian, M., & Mahboobi, H. (2014). Hijacked journals and predatory publishers: Is there a need to re-think how to assess the quality of academic research? Walailak Journal of Science and Technology, 11(5), 389–394.

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

Predatory Publishing Reading list

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.

Khan, F., & Moher, D. (2017). Predatory Journals : Do Not Enter. University of Ottawa Journal of Medicine, 7(1), 1–5. 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

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

Laine, C., & Winker, M. A. (2017). Identifying predatory or pseudo-journals. Biochemia Medica, 2014(2), 285–291.

Lakhotia, S. C. (2015). Predatory journals and academic pollution. Current Science, 108(8), 107–1408. Retrieved from

Lee, C. J., & Moher, D. (2017). Promote scientific integrity via journal peer review data. Science (New York, N.Y.), 357(6348), 256–257. 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. Elsevier Inc. Retrieved from

Markowitz, D. M., Powell, J. H., & Hancock, J. T. (2014). The writing style of predatory publishers. ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

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

Mckelvie, S. J., Williams, J. L., College, S. V., Shaughnessy, M. F., Mccutcheon, L. E., Aruguete, M. S., Stuart, J., et al. (2016). How Questionable Are Predatory Social Science Journals? How Questionable Are Predatory Social Science Journals? North American Journal of Psychology, 18(3), 427–440.

McLeod, A., Savage, A., & Simkin, M. G. (2016). The Ethics of Predatory Journals. Journal of Business Ethics, 1–11. 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. Retrieved from

Mingers, J., & Yang, L. (2016). Evaluating Journal Quality: A Review of Journal Citation Indicators and Ranking in Business and Management. ArXiv, 1–36. Retrieved from

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

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

Mouton, J. (2017). The extent of South African authored articles in predatory journals. South African Journal of Science, 113(7), 1–9.

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

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

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

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

Nwagwu, W. E. (2015). Counterpoints about predatory open access and knowledge publishing in Africa. Learned Publishing, 28(2), 114–122.

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.

Oermann, M. H., Nicoll, L. H., Chinn, P. L., Ashton, K. S., Conklin, J. L., Edie, A. H., Amarasekara, S., et al. (2017). Quality of articles published in predatory nursing journals. Nursing Outlook, 1–7. Elsevier Inc. Retrieved from

Ojo, D. (2015). The Proliferation of Hijacked Journals: Sensitizing Scholars in Nigerian Higher Education System. European Journal of Social Sciences, 50(1), 107–118.

Olivarez, J. D., Bales, S., Sare, L., & VanDuinkerken, W. (2016). 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. 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

Patel, J. (2014). Why training and specialization is needed for peer review: a case study of peer review for randomized controlled trials. BMC Medicine, 12(1), 128. 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

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

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

Rahman, A. I. . 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.

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(2), 265–267. Retrieved from

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

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

Shamseer, L., Moher, D., Maduekwe, O., Turner, L., Barbour, V., Burch, R., Clark, J., et al. (2017). Potential predatory and legitimate biomedical journals: can you tell the difference? A cross-sectional comparison. BMC Medicine, 15(1), 28. BMC Medicine. Retrieved from

Shen, C. (2015). Predatory Journal Biz Booming. The Scientist Magazine, (1), 1–3.

Shen, C., & Björk, B. (2015). “Predatory” open access: a longitudinal study of article volumes and market characteristics. BMC Medicine, 13(1), 230. BMC Medicine. Retrieved from

Shuva, N. Z., & Taisir, R. (2016). Faculty members perceptions and use of open access journals: Bangladesh perspective. IFLA Journal, 42(1), 36–48. Retrieved from

Silva, J. da. (2013). Predatory publishing: a quantitative assessment, the Predatory Score. Asian and Australasian Journal of Plant Science and Biotechnology, 7, 21034. Retrieved from

Simón, A. (2016). Pitfalls of Predatory Journals. Comprehensive Psychology, 5, 216522281663169. Retrieved from

Singh, S., & Remenyi, D. (2016). Researchers Beware of Predatory and Counterfeit Journals: Are Academics Gullible ? Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods, 14(1), 50–59.

Singh, S., Remenyi, D., & Singh EMAIL, S. (2016). Plagiarism and ghostwriting: The rise in academic misconduct. South African Journal of Science S Afr J Sci, 112112(7), 2015–300.

Smith, G., & Bparastudies, G. S. (2015). Predatory publishing houses : Challenging the legitimacy of open access journals Editorial Predatory publishing houses: Challenging the legitimacy of open access journals. Australasian Journal of Paramedicine, 12(2), 2–4.

Solomon, D., & Björk, B.-C. (2016). Article Processing Charges for Open Access publication: the situation for research intensive universities in the USA and Canada. PeerJ, (Aug.), 1–19. Retrieved from

Somoza-Fernández, M., Rodríguez-Gairín, J.-M., & Urbano, C. (2016). Presence of alleged predatory journals in bibliographic databases: Analysis of Beall’s list. El Profesional de la Información, 25(5), 730. Retrieved from

Sorokowski, P., Kulczycki, E., Sorokowska, A., & Pisanski, K. (2017). Predatory journals recruit fake editor. Nature, 543(7646), 481–483. Retrieved from

Sorooshian, S. (2016). Publication phishing: a growing challenge for researchers and scientific societies. Current Science, 110(5), 766–767. Retrieved from

Stojanovski, J. (2017). Does small equal predatory? Analysis of publication charges and transparency of editorial policies in Croatian open access journals. Biochemia Medica, 27(2), 292–299.

Stone, T. E., & Rossiter, R. C. (2015). Predatory publishing: Take care that you are not caught in the Open Access net. Nursing & Health Sciences, 17(3), 277–279. Retrieved from

Teixeira da Silva, J. A., & Al-Khatib, A. (2016). The Macro and Micro Scale of Open Access Predation. Publishing Research Quarterly, 33(1), 92–100. Springer US. Retrieved from

Tin, L., Ivana, B., Biljana, B., Ljubica, I. B., Dragan, M., & Dušan, S. (2014). Predatory and Fake Scientific Journals / Publishers – A Global Outbreak with Rising Trend: A Review. Geographica Pannonica, 18(3), 69–81.

Tosti, A., & Maddy, A. J. (2017). Ranking predatory journals in dermatology: distinguishing the bad from the ugly. International Journal of Dermatology, 56(7), 718–720. Retrieved from

Truth, F. (2012). Pay big to publish fast: Academic journal rackets. J Crit Educ Policy Studies, 10(Stratford 2012), 54–105.

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

Vence, T. (2017). On Blacklists and Whitelists. The Scientist, 1–4.

Vence, T. (2017). Identifying predatory publishers. Scientist. Retrieved from

Wallace, F. H., & Perri, T. J. (2016). Economists behaving badly: Publications in predatory journals. Munich Personal #RePEc Archive, (73075), 1–26. Retrieved from

Wehrmeijer, M. (2014). Exposing the predators. Methods to stop predatory journals. Leiden.

Xia, J. (2015). Predatory journals and their article publishing charges. Learned Publishing, 28(1), 69–74. Retrieved from

Xia, J., Harmon, J. L., Connolly, K. G., Donnelly, R. M., Anderson, M. R., & Howard, H. A. (2015). Who publishes in “predatory” journals? Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 66(7), 1406–1417. Retrieved from

Yessirkepov, M., Nurmashev, B., & Anartayeva, M. (2015). A scopus-based analysis of publication activity in Kazakhstan from 2010 to 2015: Positive trends, concerns, and possible solutions. Journal of Korean Medical Science, 30(12), 1915–1919.

Zhao, L. (2014). Riding the Wave of Open Access: Providing Library Research Support for Scholarly Publishing Literacy. Australian Academic & Research Libraries, 45(1), 3–18.