[Duraspace] Predatory publishers earned $75 million last year, study finds | Science/AAAS | News

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 10:38:55 SAST 2015

Need to get your research published? Don't want to be hassled by peer
review or editorial quality control? You are in luck: There are thousands
of scientific journals waiting to publish it right away, for a fee.

A new study finds that the fake journal business is booming—and puts some
hard numbers on this murky academic underworld. Last year alone, so-called
predatory publishers took in about $75 million and published nearly half a
million articles, researchers report today online in BMJ Medicine.

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