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Predatory Publishing: Publishing Activity

Workshop about Predatory Publishing

Publishing Activity

  • When was the journal established?
    • Not all new journals are suspect
  • How often is publication?
  • How regular is publication?
    • Do they publish the journal using the aforementioned timeline?
  • Do they use industry standards?
    • Does the journal have an ISSN? 
      • Some association journals will not have an ISSN
    • Does the journal use Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs)?
  • Do they archive articles?