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These institutions join around 60 others that hope to put increasing pressure on the publishing giant in ongoing negotiations for a new nationwide licensing agreement.

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On Blacklists and Whitelists

By Tracy Vence | July 17, 2017

Experts debate how best to point researchers to reputable publishers and steer them away from predatory ones.

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Identifying Predatory Publishers

By Tracy Vence | July 17, 2017

How to tell reputable journals from shady ones

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Journal Cleans Up Image Archives

By Kerry Grens | June 12, 2017

Molecular and Cellular Biology has found numerous errors after launching a retrospective sweep of the figures it’s published in recent years. 

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A new screening tool flags dozens of papers with potential errors.

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Website Flags Wrongly Paywalled Papers

By Dalmeet Singh Chawla | May 31, 2017

Thousands of open access papers have mistakenly asked readers to pay access fees, but publishers are correcting the errors. 

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Opinion: The Frustrating Process of Manuscript Submission

By Robert Montgomerie and Tim Birkhead | May 10, 2017

We suggest a centralized facility for submitting to journals—one that would benefit scientists and not only publishers.

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Infographic: Web of Retractions

By Catherine Offord | May 1, 2017

See coauthors' connections to eight researchers with problematic papers.

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Opinion: Why I Published in a Predatory Journal

By John H. McCool | April 6, 2017

Our totally bogus case report swiftly passed muster, with only minor revisions requested.

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Scientometrics Pioneer Eugene Garfield Dies

By The Scientist Staff | February 27, 2017

Eugene Garfield, founder of the Institute for Scientific Information and The Scientist, has passed away at age 91.

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