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Predatory Journals and Publishers

A guide for the identification and evaluation of unsavory research
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What is predatory publishing?

Predatory publishing is a growing concern in scholarly research. These publications deceive authors by publishing their papers for a fee without doing the peer review and other editorial services provided by legitimate publishers. While publications in the sciences and biomedicine are most heavily impacted by this exploitative business model, predatory publications exist in every academic discipline.

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