[Irtalk] Open for Business | Library Babel Fish | InsideHigherEd

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 08:39:24 SAST 2015

>From his perspective, the open access scam wasn't shoddy "predatory"
publishers (a concept that really needs to be defined more broadly than
just the sites on Beall's list).* It was the fact that respected journals
like Science will funnel articles rejected from its highly-prestigious
pages to an online mega-journal site where they can be published without
further review so long as the author can spare the cash.*

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