How researchers can protect themselves from publishing and conference scams | Australian Open Access Support Group
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"Roxanne Missingham, University Librarian at ANU and AOASG’s Deputy Chair, provides practical advice to researchers on how to prevent exploitation through being published in a journal, or participating in a conference, that could be considered “predatory” or “vanity”.
With the evolution of open access, enterprises have emerged that run conferences and journals with low or no peer review or other quality mechanisms. They approach academics, particularly early career academics, soliciting contributions for reputable sounding journals and conferences...."
Missingham discusses how researchers and academics can be more aware of predatory journals and evaluate accurately.