Researchers at Harvard, Mayo Clinic too publish in predatory journals

Twenty-seven per cent of over 1,900 papers published in predatory journals came from researchers based in India. But a large number of scientists in the developed countries too are willing to pay to have their work published in predatory journals. Contrary to popular belief, 57% of primary biomedical research papers published in predatory journals were … Continue reading Researchers at Harvard, Mayo Clinic too publish in predatory journals

UGC’s revised white list has 71 active predatory journals

The inclusion of predatory journals in the approved list makes a mockery of the entire exercise and gives the predatory journals the UGC stamp of authenticity, which they proudly flaunt on their websites. For the University Grants Commission (UGC) in India, the problem of predatory journals is proving to be a tough one to crack. In … Continue reading UGC’s revised white list has 71 active predatory journals