Why Beall’s List Died — and What It Left Unresolved About Open Access - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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"Nine months after a dogged academic librarian quietly deleted his carefully tended list shaming more than a thousand scientific journals as unscrupulous, the Beall’s List Murder Mystery remains unsolved.

Why, after toiling so hard for five years — and creating a resource cherished by scientists wary of exploitative publishers — did the University of Colorado at Denver’s Jeffrey Beall abruptly give it all up? Who, or what, forced his hand?"



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Date tagged:

09/13/2017, 10:14

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09/13/2017, 06:14