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Predatory Publishing : Common Characteristics

This guide is intended to raise the awareness of EdUHK authors on predatory journals and how to avoid falling into their traps.

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1. Beall, J. (2012). Predatory publishers are corrupting open access. Nature, 489(7415), 179.

2. Bohannon, J. (2013). Who’s afraid of peer review? Science, 342(6154), 60–65.

3. Committee on Publication Ethics (2019). Predatory publishing.

4. Eriksson, S., & Helgesson, G. (2017). The false academy: Predatory publishing in science and bioethics. Medicine, health care, and philosophy, 20(2), 163–170.

5. Sorokowski, P., Kulczycki, E., Sorokowska, A., & Pisanski, K. (2017). Predatory journals recruit fake editor. Nature, 543(7646), 481–483.

6. Wilkinson, T. A., Russell, C. J., Bennett, W. E., Cheng, E. R., & Carroll, A. E. (2019). A cross-sectional study of predatory publishing emails received by career development grant awardees. BMJ Open, 9(5), e027928.