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 (DOAJ) lists high quality and trusted open access journals. If an OA journal is not listed please consider it as a possibly questionable journal title
Getting the low down on predatory publishing by Prof John Measey
Shamseer's article identifies 13 evidence-based characteristics by which predatory journals may potentially by distinguished
Scopus Discontinued List (as on 10 March 2022)
|Conferences golden rule: check your professional societies and organisations for conference announcements|
|Flaky Academic Conferences|
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: