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Journal Quality & Metrics Guide

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Identifying Predatory Journals

Resources for Identifying Predatory Journals

Definition: “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.” (Definition provided by Nature)

Checking Journal Article Quality

Resources for Checking the Quality of Journal Articles