How to Assess a Journal (CARL)
Think Check Submit (1:57)
Criteria below are adapted from CARL's How to Assess a Journal resource.
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Identifying the most exploitative bad-faith journals is important, but does not fully address the complexity of the problem or practices that fall into grey areas. For example, a 'legitimate' journal:
Presentation delivered by John Dupuis, York University, at OCADU's Open Access Week, 2015:
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