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Predatory Publishers

Use this guide to learn more about Predatory Publishers and how to avoid publishing in them.

Black Lists

Journal Black Lists provide researchers with information around who is not approved as an Open Access publisher and hence who to avoid.  The listing include:

DOAJ: Journals Added and Removed
Lists a number of publications that are no longer part of the DOAJ after its call for resubmission. Reasons given include ceasing publications, suspected editorial misconduct, journal not adhering to best practices, and URL no longer available.

Highjacked Journals
Produced by Geoffrey Beall, this list indicates which journals have names similar to established journals which they are attempting to mimic