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Predatory Publishing Workshop - Brian Quinn ONLINE

This will be offered online only. Registration will close two days before the workshop so that an invite can be sent by email but you are welcome to email the presenter(s) to be added. Brian.quinn@ttu.edu

 

Please attend online sessions with your TTU email address to receive credit for attendance.

1. Will understand the characteristics of predatory publishers

2. Will understand strategies for identifying predatory publishers

3. Will know how to distinguish predatory publishers from reputable ones

With the rise of open access publishing, some publishers now charge author fees as a way to finance the cost of publishing articles without having to charge subscription fees.  However, some publishers have begun to take advantage of the "author pays" model and require payment from authors without providing adequate editorial services.  The result is that articles are often solicited and accepted for publication in new journals without the customary peer review and editing that is characteristic of established journals.  These predatory journals often have scientific names and list prominent academics on their editorial boards without their permission, making them difficult to distinguish from legitimate journals and publishers.  The presenter will analyze the characteristics of predatory journals and outline strategies that scholars can take to identify them and ensure that their research is only submitted to quality journals and reputable publishers.

Related LibGuide: Predatory Publishing by Brian Quinn

Date:
Friday, March 12, 2021
Time:
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Time Zone:
Central Time - US & Canada (change)
Campus:
University Library
Audience:
  Faculty     Graduates  
Categories:
  Workshops  

Registration is required. There are 55 seats available.

Event Organizer

Brian Quinn
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Denise Caspell

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