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India culls 4,305 dubious journals from approved list

3 May 2018

Smriti Mallapaty

The higher-education advisory agency is cleaning up its registry of approved journals, but academics say the list should be abolished.

India's misfire on predatory publishing hits open access

5 December 2017

T.V. Padma

In trying to thwart predators, the government is penalizing researchers who publish in genuine open-access journals.

Predatory journals find their prey

7 September 2017

Brian Owens

Bogus journals and their victims are widespread, study finds.