“Predatory journals and publishers are entities that prioritize self-interest at the expense of scholarship and are characterized by false or misleading information, deviation from best editorial and publication practices, a lack of transparency, and/or the use of aggressive and indiscriminate solicitation practices.”
Predatory Journals No Definition No Defense, Nature, December 11, 2019
"Potential predatory and legitimate biomedical journals: can you tell the difference? A cross-section comparison"
by Larissa Shamseer, David Moher, Onyi Maduekwe, Lucy Turner, Virginia Barbour, Rebecca Burch, et. al.
BMC Medicine volume 15: 28 March 16, 2017 DOI: 10.1186/s12916-017-0785-9
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