Readers Beware! Predatory Journals Are Infiltrating Citation Databases
Publications in predatory journals have already infiltrated citation databases such as PubMed and Scopus. Researchers, academic institutions, journals, publishers and research funders will need additional strategies to prevent the further spread of predatory publications.
"Blacklists" and "Whitelists" to Tackle Predatory Publishing: A Cross-Sectional Comparison and Thematic Analysis
Despite growing awareness of predatory publishing and research on its market characteristics, the defining attributes of fraudulent journals remain controversial. The authors aimed to develop a better understanding of quality criteria for scholarly journals by analysing journals and publishers indexed in blacklists of predatory journals and whitelists of legitimate journals and the lists’ inclusion criteria.