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Warning over coronavirus and predatory journals

With hundreds of questionable journals appearing and disappearing on a regular basis, researchers need to be vigilant in their approach to unfamiliar publishers. Predatory publishing is increasing, but it’s not because the total number of predatory journals are growing exponentially. What is growing exponentially is the churn — that is, the lifecycle of a predatory journal. I spoke to Cabell's International about the state of predatory publishing. The full Q&A article was published at Nature Index.

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