Predatory Journals and Predatory Conferences: is a library guide from Athabasca University and can help you identify excellent journals and conferences through which to publish and present research. It also provides questions to consider when evaluating a conference or journal; and includes resources for further reading.
* Predatory Journals and Conferences
The Directory of Open Access Journals lists high quality and trusted Open Access journals. If the OA journal is not listed here, please consider it as a possibly questionable journal title
Getting the low down on predatory publishing by Prof John Measey
Visit Prof DH Kaye's Flaky Academic Conferences
The extent of South African authored articles in predatory journals by Johann Mouton and Astrid Valentine
Shamseer's article identifies 13 evidence-based characteristics by which predatory journals may potentially by distinguished
Reference this list to check if a chosen open access journal is trusted
Scopus Discontinued List Lists journal titles for which indexing has been discontinued
Shamseer et al identifies 13 evidence-based characteristics by which predatory journals may potentially be distinguished from presumed legitimate journals. These may be useful for authors who are assessing journals for possible submission.The 13 characteristics are summarized in this article.
See also the link to the statement of the NRF on Predatory Journals & Deceptive Publishers, an important article by Prof Johann Mouton on the extent of SA authored articles in predatory journals and more related links below: