Predatory Publishing Session

Predatory Publishing Session

As part of the new SoCRA (Society of Clinical Research Associates) for Clinical Research Excellence series (previously the CRINGe Speaker Series), two of our librarians will be teaching a session on predatory publishing, Understanding and Avoiding Predatory Publishing. This session will examine what exactly a predatory publisher is in the academic world, why they exist, why … Continue reading

Predatory publishers: what you need to know

Last month, Beall’s blog made waves in the scientific publishing world when all of its content disappeared without warning. Jeffery Beall, scholarly initiatives librarian and associate professor at the University of Colorado, maintained Scholarly Open Access, a blog offering a list of indicators of predatory publishing activities as well as a list of “known” predatory publishers. … Continue reading