Methods to Spot Predatory Journals: A View Point
Journal of Case Reports in Medical Science, Volume 9, Issue 1,
Predatory journals are publications that promote themselves as authentic scholarly journals but falsify their publishing procedures. They are sometimes referred to as fraudulent, deceitful, or pseudo-journals. Predatory publishing tactics include various violations of copyright or scholarly ethics, including false claims that peer review is provided, concealing information regarding Article Processing Charges (APCs), misrepresenting editorial board members, and more. The purpose of this review article is to help authors recognize and stay away from predatory journals because they are becoming more common.
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