Contributors
Contributors
Meet some of the people featured in the December 2020 issue of The Scientist.
Contributors
Contributors

Meet some of the people featured in the December 2020 issue of The Scientist.

Meet some of the people featured in the December 2020 issue of The Scientist.

predatory publishing
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2020
Meet some of the people featured in the November 2020 issue of The Scientist.
Opinion: Using Pokémon to Detect Scientific Misinformation
Opinion: Using Pokémon to Detect Scientific Misinformation
Matan Shelomi | Nov 1, 2020
Predatory journals are especially dangerous during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Academics Raise Concerns About Predatory Journals on PubMed
Academics Raise Concerns About Predatory Journals on PubMed
Diana Kwon | May 9, 2019
The National Library of Medicine has quality control procedures in place, but some researchers believe additional scrutiny is necessary.
Indian Government Aims to Take Down Predatory Journals
Indian Government Aims to Take Down Predatory Journals
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 29, 2018
A government body that regulates higher education has asked universities for a “white list” of legitimate scientific journals by August 30.
German Scientists Frequently Publish in Predatory Journals
German Scientists Frequently Publish in Predatory Journals
Catherine Offord | Jul 19, 2018
At least 5,000 of the country’s researchers have published their work on questionable platforms, often forking over exorbitant fees, a report finds.
<em>Sensors </em> Journal Pulls Planned Special Issue Due to Guest Editor’s Fake Credentials
Sensors Journal Pulls Planned Special Issue Due to Guest Editor’s Fake Credentials
Diana Kwon | Jan 16, 2018
Ashutosh Tiwari, who falsely claimed to be affiliated with Linköping University, is also under investigation for alleged scientific misconduct and fraud.
A Turbulent Year in the Publishing World
A Turbulent Year in the Publishing World
Diana Kwon | Dec 15, 2017
In 2017, scientists, regulators, and publishers clashed in a series of lawsuits, boycotts, mass resignations, and more.
US Court Issues Injunction Against Open-Access Publisher OMICS
US Court Issues Injunction Against Open-Access Publisher OMICS
Katarina Zimmer | Nov 27, 2017
The Federal Trade Commission won an initial ruling against the India-based publisher for allegedly misleading researchers and for misrepresenting journal impact factors and editorial boards. 
<em>Oncotarget</em> Journal Cut from Medline
Oncotarget Journal Cut from Medline
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 26, 2017
New papers from a cancer journal once named as a possibly predatory publication will no longer appear in the widely used research database.
Opinion: We Need a Replacement for Beall’s List
Opinion: We Need a Replacement for Beall’s List
Eyal Braun, Francis B. Mimouni, Daniel Mimouni, Eytan Z. Blumenthal, Michael Mimouni | Aug 15, 2017
Although the popular blacklist of predatory publishers is gone, the suspect journals they produce are not. 
On Blacklists and Whitelists
On Blacklists and Whitelists
Tracy Vence | Jul 17, 2017
Experts debate how best to point researchers to reputable publishers and steer them away from predatory ones.
Identifying Predatory Publishers
Identifying Predatory Publishers
Tracy Vence | Jul 16, 2017
How to tell reputable journals from shady ones
Opinion: Why I Published in a Predatory Journal
Opinion: Why I Published in a Predatory Journal
John H. McCool | Apr 6, 2017
Our totally bogus case report swiftly passed muster, with only minor revisions requested.
SCOPUS Dumps OMICS Journals
SCOPUS Dumps OMICS Journals
Bob Grant | Mar 28, 2017
A database of scientific journal titles has removed several OMICS titles for “publication concerns.”
Notable Science Quotes
Notable Science Quotes
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2016
Roger Tsien R.I.P., predatory publishing, and diversity in science
US Gov't Takes On Predatory Publishers
US Gov't Takes On Predatory Publishers
Bob Grant | Aug 29, 2016
The Federal Trade Commission has filed a legal complaint against the OMICS Group for allegedly engaging in deceptive practices.
Predatory Journal Biz Booming
Predatory Journal Biz Booming
Bob Grant | Oct 5, 2015
Scientific publishers with questionable standards raked in about $75 million and published more than 400,000 articles last year, according to a new analysis.
Contributors
Contributors
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 1, 2015
Meet some of the people featured in the October 2015 issue of The Scientist.
Predatory Journal Trading on Former Name
Predatory Journal Trading on Former Name
Bob Grant | Aug 26, 2014
Experimental & Clinical Cardiology, a once well-respected journal, now is publishing anything that comes with a payment of $1,200.