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“Predatory journals and publishers are entities that prioritize self-interest at the expense of scholarship and are characterized by false or misleading information, deviation from best editorial and publication practices, a lack of transparency, and/or the use of aggressive and indiscriminate solicitation practices.”1
Why Does It Matter?
Checklist created by SIU Medical Library and adapted from Shamseer L., et al. "Potential predatory and legitimate biomedical journals: can you tell the difference? A cross-sectional comparison." BMC medicine 15.1 (2017): 1-14. ttps://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-017-0785-9