Predatory Journals

Bibliography

Agriculture

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, UNSP 106. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00106

Josephson, A., & Michler, J. D. (2018). Viewpoint: Beasts of the field? Ethics in agricultural and applied economics. Food Policy, 79, 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2018.08.001

Biomedical

Al-Khatib, A., & da Silva, J. A. T. (2019). Is Biomedical Research Protected from Predatory Reviewers? Science and Engineering Ethics, 25(1), 293–321. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11948-017-9964-5

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. https://doi.org/10.15288/jsad.2018.79.509

Bolshete, P. (2018). Analysis of thirteen predatory publishers: a trap for eager-to-publish researchers. Current Medical Research and Opinion, 34(1), 157–162. https://doi.org/10.1080/03007995.2017.1358160

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. https://doi.org/10.1213/ANE.0000000000003803

Cortegiani, A., Sanfilippo, F., Tramarin, J., & Giarratano, A. (2019). Predatory open-access publishing in critical care medicine. Journal of Critical Care, 50, 247–249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrc.2018.12.016

Dal-Re, R., & Marusic, A. (2019). Potential predatory journals are colonizing the ICMJE recommendations list of followers. Netherlands Journal of Medicine, 77(2), 92–96.

David Delgado-Lopez, P., & Maria Corrales-Garcia, E. (2018). Predatory journals: An emerging threat to authors and editors of biomedical publications. Neurocirugia, 29(1), 39–43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neucir.2017.07.006

Di Lena, M., & Nickel, J. C. (2018). Publish and/or perish: A urological perspective on predatory publications. Cuaj-Canadian Urological Association Journal, 12(8), 239–242. https://doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.4987

Gasparyan, A. Y., Yessirkepov, M., Voronov, A. A., Koroteva, A. M., & Kitas, G. D. (2018). Updated Editorial Guidance for Quality and Reliability of Research Output. Journal of Korean Medical Science, 33(35), UNSP e247. https://doi.org/10.3346/jkms.2018.33.e247

Gerberi, D. J. (2018). Predatory Journals: Alerting Nurses to Potentially Unreliable Content Exploitative publications are degrading scholarly publishing. American Journal of Nursing, 118(1), 62–65.

Goyal, M., Misra, D. P., Rajadhyaksha, S., Singh, Y. P., Goyal, N., & Ravindran, V. (2018). Effectiveness of a 1-day Workshop on Scientific Writing Conducted by the Indian Journal of Rheumatology. Indian Journal of Rheumatology, 13(2), 117–120. https://doi.org/10.4103/injr.injr_36_18

Lewinski, A. A., & Oermann, M. H. (2018). Characteristics of E-Mail Solicitations From Predatory Nursing Journals and Publishers. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 49(4), 171–177. https://doi.org/10.3928/00220124-20180320-07

Manca, A., Moher, D., Cugusi, L., Dvir, Z., & Deriu, F. (2018). How predatory journals leak into PubMed. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 190(35), E1042–E1045. https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.180154

Yan, J. R., Baldawi, H., Lex, J. R., Simchovich, G., Baisi, L.-P., Bozzo, A., & Ghert, M. (2018). Predatory Publishing in Orthopaedic Research. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-American Volume, 100(21), e138. https://doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.17.01569

Oermann, M. H., Nicoll, L. H., Chinn, P. L., Ashton, K. S., Conklin, J. L., Edie, A. H., … Williams, B. L. (2018). Quality of articles published in predatory nursing journals. Nursing Outlook, 66(1), 4–10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.outlook.2017.05.005

Richtig, G., Richtig, M., Hoetzenecker, W., Saxinger, W., Lange-Asschenfeldt, B., Steiner, A., et.al. Richtig, E. (2019). Knowledge and Influence of Predatory Journals in Dermatology: A Pan-Austrian Survey. Acta Dermato-Venereologica, 99(1), 58–62. https://doi.org/10.2340/00015555-3037

Reyes B., H. (2019). How can you succeed in having your manuscript published in a medical journal. Advices to inexpert authors that can also be useful to senior authors. Revista Medica De Chile, 147(2), 238–242.

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. https://doi.org/10.5195/jmla.2019.491

Samuel, A. J., & Aranha, V. P. (2018). Valuable Research in Fake Journals and Self-boasting with Fake Metrics. Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences, 13(4), 517–518. https://doi.org/10.4103/jpn.JPN_66_18

Silva Aycaguer, L. C. (2018). Frequent methodological errors in clinical research. Medicina Intensiva, 42(9), 541–546. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.medin.2017.12.012

Umlauf, M. G., & Mochizuki, Y. (2018). Predatory publishing and cybercrime targeting academics. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 24, e12656. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijn.12656

Williamson, P. O., & Minter, C. I. J. (2019). Exploring PubMed as a reliable resource for scholarly communications services. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 107(1), 16–29. https://doi.org/10.5195/jmla.2019.433

Plagiarism

Abad-Garcia, M. F. (2019). Plagiarism and predatory journals: A threat to scientific integrity. Anales De Pediatria, 90(1). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anpedi.2018.11.003

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/jnu.12475

Predatory conferences

Heasman, P. A. (2019). Unravelling the mysteries of predatory conferences. British Dental Journal, 226(3), 228–230. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2019.101

Lang, R., Mintz, M., Krentz, H. B., & Gill, M. J. (2019). An approach to conference selection and evaluation: advice to avoid “predatory” conferences. Scientometrics, 118(2), 687–698. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-018-2981-6

Memon, A. R., & Azim, M. E. (2018). Predatory conferences: Addressing researchers from developing countries. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 68(11), 1691–1695.

Mercier, E., Tardif, P.-A., Moore, L., Le Sage, N., & Cameron, P. A. (2018). Invitations received from potential predatory publishers and fraudulent conferences: a 12-month early-career researcher experience. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 94(1108), 104–108. https://doi.org/10.1136/postgradmedj-2017-135097

Wang, J. Z., Pourang, A., & Burrall, B. (2019). Open access medical journals: Benefits and challenges. Clinics in Dermatology, 37(1), 52–55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clindermatol.2018.09.010

Predatory publishing

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2018.04.013

Borgoyakova, K., & Zemskov, A. (2018). Bibliometrics and hunting the predators. Nauchnye I Tekhnicheskie Biblioteki-Scientific and Technical Libraries, (2), 89–100.

Bowman, D. E., & Wallace, M. B. (2018). Predatory journals: a serious complication in the scholarly publishing landscape. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 87(1), 273–274. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2017.09.019

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2018.04.006

da Silva, J. A. T., & Tsigaris, P. (2018a). Academics must list all publications on their CV. Kome-an International Journal of Pure Communication Inquiry, 6(1), 94–99. https://doi.org/10.17646/KOME.2018.16

da Silva, J. A. T., & Tsigaris, P. (2018b). What Value Do Journal Whitelists and Blacklists Have in Academia? Journal of Academic Librarianship, 44(6), 781–792. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2018.09.017

Dadkhah, M., Lagzian, M., & Borchardt, G. (2018). Academic Information Security Researchers: Hackers or Specialists? Science and Engineering Ethics, 24(2), 785–790. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11948-017-9907-1

D’Antonio Maceiras, S. (2018). [en] Eppur Continua a Muoversi. The Colonial Dynamics of Scientific Knowledge in Journals and Impact Factors. Geopoliticas-Revista De Estudios Sobre Espacio Y Poder, 9(1), 113–136. https://doi.org/10.5209/GEOP.57886

Demir, S. B. (2018). Predatory journals: Who publishes in them and why? Journal of Informetrics, 12(4), 1296–1311. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joi.2018.10.008

Ebadi, S., & Zamani, G. (2018). Predatory publishing as a case of symbolic violence: A critical English for academic purposes approach. Cogent Education, 5(1), 1501889. https://doi.org/10.1080/2331186X.2018.1501889

Fiebig, A., & Blanke, M. (2019). Influence of Language, Open Access Option and Topic on Reading and Citing Articles in Erwerbs-Obstbau. Erwerbs-Obstbau, 61(1), 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10341-018-0394-6

Forero, D. A., Oermann, M. H., Manca, A., Deriu, F., Mendieta-Zeron, H., Dadkhah, M.,et.al Patricia Cifuentes, M. (2018). Negative Effects of “Predatory” Journals on Global Health Research. Annals of Global Health, 84(4), 584–589. https://doi.org/10.29024/aogh.2389

Guskov, A. E., Kosyakov, D. V., & Selivanova, I. V. (2018). Boosting research productivity in top Russian universities: the circumstances of breakthrough. Scientometrics, 117(2), 1053–1080. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-018-2890-8

Krauskopf, E. (2018). An analysis of discontinued journals by Scopus. Scientometrics, 116(3), 1805–1815. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-018-2808-5

Kurt, S. (2018). Why do authors publish in predatory journals? Learned Publishing, 31(2), 141–147. https://doi.org/10.1002/leap.1150

Manley, S. (2019). Predatory Journals on Trial: Alligations, responses, and lesson for scholarly publishing from FTCv.Omics. Journal of Scholarly Publishing, 50(3), 183–200. https://doi.org/10.3138/jsp.50.3.02

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. https://doi.org/10.3138/jsp.50.2.01

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13483

McLeod, A., Savage, A., & Simkin, M. G. (2018). The Ethics of Predatory Journals. Journal of Business Ethics, 153(1), 121–131. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-016-3419-9

Memon, A. R. (2018a). End of 2016: Can We Save Research from Predators in 2017? Science and Engineering Ethics, 24(4), 1339–1345. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11948-017-9915-1

Memon, A. R. (2018b). How to respond to and what to do for papers published in predatory journals? Science Editing, 5(2), 146–149. https://doi.org/10.6087/kcse.140

Memon, A. R., & Waqas, A. (2018). Indexing by Bibliographic Databases of Journals Published in the Developing World. Science and Engineering Ethics, 24(4), 1371–1375. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11948-017-9898-y

Nazarovets, S., da Silva, J. A. T., & Nazarovets, M. (2019). Challenge of Ukrainian academic librarians in an evolving scholarly publishing landscape. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 45(1), 9–14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2018.11.001

Nesta, F. (2019). Consortia from past to future. Library Management, 40(1–2), 12–22. https://doi.org/10.1108/LM-02-2018-0006

Nnaji, J. C. (2018). Illegitimate Academic Publishing: A Need for Sustainable Global Action. Publishing Research Quarterly, 34(4), 515–528. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12109-018-9614-z

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. https://doi.org/10.5860/crl.79.1.52

Padmalochanan, P. (2019). Academics and the Field of Academic Publishing: Challenges and Approaches. Publishing Research Quarterly, 35(1), 87–107. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12109-018-09628-2

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. https://doi.org/10.6087/kcse.118

Patwardhan, B., Nagarkar, S., Gadre, S. R., Lakhotia, S. C., Katoch, V. M., & Moher, D. (2018). A critical analysis of the “UGC-approved list of journals.” Current Science, 114(6), 1299–1303. https://doi.org/10.18520/cs/v114/i06/1299-1303

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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-018-2750-6

Power, H. (2018). Predatory Publishing: How to Safely Navigate the Waters of Open Access. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 50(1), 3–8. https://doi.org/10.1177/0844562117748287

Reyes B, H. (2018). History, purposes and characteristics of medical journals. Revista Medica De Chile, 146(8), 913–920.

Shehata, A. M. K., & Elgllab, M. F. M. (2018). Where Arab social science and humanities scholars choose to publish: Falling in the predatory journals trap. Learned Publishing, 31(3), 222–229. https://doi.org/10.1002/leap.1167

Strielkowski, W., & Gryshova, I. (2018). Academic Publishing and “Predatory” Journals. Science and Innovation, 14(1), 5–12. https://doi.org/10.15407/scine14.01.005

Sygocki, W., & Korzeniewska, E. (2018). Impact Factor (IF) true or false? Przeglad Elektrotechniczny, 94(1), 105–108. https://doi.org/10.15199/48.2018.01.27

Taylor, Z. W. (2019). The Hunter Became the Hunted: A Graduate Student’s Experiences with Predatory Publishing. Publishing Research Quarterly, 35(1), 122–137. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12109-019-09639-7

Tunez-Lopez, M., & Yolanda Martinez-Solana, M. (2018). The impact of predatory publishers and journals in the area of Communication. Historia Y Comunicacion Social, 23(2), 439–458. https://doi.org/10.5209/HICS.62267

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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12471-017-1064-2

Wallace, F. H., & Perri, T. J. (2018). Economists behaving badly: publications in predatory journals. Scientometrics, 115(2), 749–766. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-018-2690-1

Wiratningsih, R. (2018). Library clinic services in avoiding transaction in the predatory journal. Library Management, 39(1–2), 21–30. https://doi.org/10.1108/LM-02-2017-0023

Xia, J., & Smith, M. P. (2018). Alternative journal impact factors in open access publishing. Learned Publishing, 31(4), 403–411. https://doi.org/10.1002/leap.1200

Science and Engineering

Dehal, N., Krishan, K., Kanchan, T., & Singh, A. (2018). Mandatory Publications: An Approach to Kill “Lack of Will” or “Lack of Skill”? Science and Engineering Ethics, 24(2), 773–777. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11948-017-9903-5

Jawaid, S. A., & Jawaid, M. (2018). Author’s failure to read and follow instructions leads to increased trauma to their manuscripts. Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences, 34(3), 519–524. https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.343.15633

Mukherjee, B. (2018). Measuring scientific value of Indian journals beyond impact factor: a case with physics-chemistry-biology journals. Current Science, 114(8), 1613–1623. https://doi.org/10.18520/cs/v114/i08/1613-1623

Sestak, J., Fiala, J., & Gavrichev, K. S. (2018). Evaluation of the professional worth of scientific papers, their citation responding and the publication authority Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 131(1), 463–471. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10973-017-6178-7

Shahri, M. A., Jazi, M. D., Borchardt, G., & Dadkhah, M. (2018). Detecting Hijacked Journals by Using Classification Algorithms. Science and Engineering Ethics, 24(2), 655–668. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11948-017-9914-2