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Beall's list of predatory publishers

Postby mgcrisp » Fri Aug 21, 2015 9:18 pm

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Re: Beall's list of predatory publishers

Postby aplefMQ » Fri Nov 06, 2015 8:53 am

Hi Mike
While Beall's list is indeed useful at uncovering particularly bad practice, it should not be viewed as the "be-all" and end all.
Similarly, with any other blacklist, whitelist, retraction list and journal quality list, these are more useful when they are used as one of many indicator's. The same could be said for publication metrics too (e.g. Citations, RCI, SNIP, SJR, etc.).
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Re: Beall's list of predatory publishers

Postby mgcrisp » Sat Nov 07, 2015 9:23 pm

I agree. A suite of indicators is much better than relying on an individual measure.

I refer to Beall's site quite often - I also like retraction watch.

Cheers

Mike
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