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Research & Publishing in Health Sciences: Predatory Publishing

Learn about library resources, selecting journals, predatory publishing, and EndNote.

Predatory publishers exploit the need of faculty to publish. While the methods vary, these publishers have common characteristics:

  • Their primary goal is to make money.
  • They do not adequately review articles and therefore the quality of what they publish.
  • They engage in unethical business practices.
  • They do not follow accepted standards for scholarly publishing.
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