Friday, October 30, 2015

New light is shed on the volume and market characteristics of so-called ‘predatory’ scholarly journal publishing in a study conducted by researchers from Hanken School of Economics and published in the open access journal BMC Medicine. The study shows the number of articles published in journals defined as such that have increased nearly eight fold since 2010; however, it concludes that the problem of ‘predatory journals’ is limited to a few countries where researchers are known to be placed under pressure to publish in international journals.

http://www.biomedcentral.com/presscenter/pressreleases/20151001

Full article: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1741-7015/13/230