Academics Raise Concerns About Predatory Journals on PubMed
Academics Raise Concerns About Predatory Journals on PubMed
The National Library of Medicine has quality control procedures in place, but some researchers believe additional scrutiny is necessary.
Academics Raise Concerns About Predatory Journals on PubMed
Academics Raise Concerns About Predatory Journals on PubMed

The National Library of Medicine has quality control procedures in place, but some researchers believe additional scrutiny is necessary.

The National Library of Medicine has quality control procedures in place, but some researchers believe additional scrutiny is necessary.

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