How should we treat those taken in by predatory journals?


Recent years have seen a huge rise in so-called "predatory" journals that seek to exploit the open-access model of publishing for financial gain. But how should we treat authors who have bought into dodgy journals? Mehrdad Jalalian, editor-in-chief of the journal Electronic Physician, thinks the papers published in these journals should be peer reviewed again, and given a chance to be published in a legitimate journal. The full blog post was published on the Times Higher Education website.

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