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dc.contributor.authorKisely, S
dc.description.abstractSUMMARY Open access publishing has a dark side, the predatory publishers and journals that exist for revenue rather than scholarly activity. This article helps researchers to: (1) identify some of the commonly used tactics and characteristics of predatory publishing; and (2) avoid falling prey to them. In summary, authors should choose the journal for submission themselves and never respond to unsolicited emails. It is also important to check blacklists such as 'Stop Predatory Journals' and whitelists such the Directory of Open Access Journals. LEARNING OBJECTIVES After reading this article, readers should be able to do the following: • be aware of the dangers of predatory journals and publishers• use blacklists of predatory journals and publishers' whitelists of legitimate open access journals• be aware of warning signs that might suggest a predatory journal or publisher.DECLARATION OF INTEREST S.K. is on the editorial board of BJPsych International. He also receives five to ten spam emails a day from predatory journals and publishers.en_US
dc.publisherCambridge University Pressen_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalBJPsych Advancesen_US
dc.titlePredatory journals and dubious publishers: How to avoid being their preyen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articlesen_US
dcterms.bibliographicCitationKisely, S, Predatory journals and dubious publishers: How to avoid being their prey, BJPsych Advances, 2019, 25 (2), pp. 113-119en_US
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gro.griffith.authorKisely, Steve R.

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