IPSI Bgd Transactions on Internet Research

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A Decade of Predatory Journals with an Overview of the Literature
Berek, László

Abstract: The threat to online scientific communication from predatory publishers and journals is now 10 years old. Its recognition and emergence in the literature date back to 2012. The paper summarizes past and present knowledge about the threat to online scholarly communication: the activities of predatory journals and publishers. In this study, the first-round mapping of publications on this topic was carried out using the Scopus and Web of Science databases. This study is the first step of a literature review in search of possible solutions to this issue.

Keywords: Predatory journals, Predatory publisher, Academic ethics, Open access, Scholarly publishing, Scientific communication, Journal metric

Published in: IPSI Bgd TIR (Volume: 18)
Number: 1
ISSN: 1820 - 4503

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