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Chemistry: Predatory Journals

Determining If A Journal Is A Predatory Journal

Some publishers will charge you a fee but do not openly say so until after your paper is accepted. Such journals are almost always of poor quality, often do not even peer review, and frequently accept any paper submitted to them. Despite widespread publicity and embarrassment, this trend is not abating.

Reference Librarian: Science/Engineering Library

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Philip Barnett
Science/Engineering Library
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City College of New York
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