List of Publishers

Beall’s List:

Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers

This is a list of questionable, scholarly open-access publishers. We recommend that scholars read the available reviews, assessments and descriptions provided here, and then decide for themselves whether they want to submit articles, serve as editors or on editorial boards.  The criteria for determining predatory publishers are here.

We hope that tenure and promotion committees can also decide for themselves how importantly or not to rate articles published in these journals in the context of their own institutional standards and/or geocultural locus.  We emphasize that journal publishers and journals change in their business and editorial practices over time. This list is kept up-to-date to the best extent possible but may not reflect sudden, unreported, or unknown enhancements

Last updated January 14, 2013

21 Responses to List of Publishers

  1. [...] open access publishers” is well known — in fact, Bell himself maintains an excellent list of such publishers and a helpful set of criteria for recognising [...]

  2. [...] del Colorado, Jeffrey Beall tiene aggiornato l’elenco dei disonesti e lo pubblica sul blog Scholarly Open Access. A noi giornalisti serve a capire come hanno fatto, per esempio, Alberto Carpinteri et al. a [...]

  3. [...] that were known only to them. Given the clear need to deal with this, as illustrated by Jeffrey Beall’s predatory publishing list, I am now going to start listing those who spam me the most. Hopefully we can than remove them all [...]

  4. [...] dal dubbio valore siano esaminati con estrema cura, durante il processo di valutazione.See on Share this:StampaEmailTwitterFacebookLinkedInDiggRedditStumbleUponLike this:Mi piaceBe the first to [...]

  5. [...] shrewd Colorado Librarian has compiled a list of “suspect” open access publishers looking to cash-in on academics’ angst to publish in OA journals.  Some you might be taken [...]

  6. [...] on researchers’ need to publish by setting up low-quality OA journals.  We came across this list of “suspect” OA Publishers, and thought it might be a useful starting point.  If you want any further advice on choosing [...]

  7. [...] over at SV-POW! (part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5).  Finally, I have excluded journals from suspected ‘predatory’ publishers. You can refer to the table below, or download the full spreadsheet [...]

  8. [...] Beall’s List of Predatory Open Access Journals: It’s important to be aware of publishers/journals “that unprofessionally exploit the author-pays model of open access publishing (Gold OA) for their own profit” [...]

  9. [...] ‘predatory’ publishers. According to Jeffrey Beall, who publishes a list of publishers he calls ‘predatory’: “Predatory, open-access publishers are those that [...]

  10. [...] a nutshell, check out the fantastic Jeffrey Beall‘s blog which has a list of dubious publishers best [...]

  11. [...] of “predatory” publishers and questionable open access journals. Beall’s List<; describes “predatory publishers” as using unethical practices such as high author [...]

  12. [...] Jeffrey Beal, in 2 recent articles published in the Scientist and Nature, offers a hard hitting summary of these practices and on his blog draws up an updated list of these ‘predatory publishers‘. [...]

  13. [...] at the University of California has a very active blog discussing the issue. The blog provides a list of questionable journals and so I did a little [...]

  14. [...] If you receive an email asking you to publish, make sure you research that publisher, and verify that their name does not appear on Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers. [...]

  15. [...] Genamics JournalSeek is often good for finding ISSNs. 3. If the journal’s publisher is on Beall’s List: Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers, then I am very unlikely to add it.  There is no hard and fast rule to this, and identifying true [...]

  16. [...] is a big thing now, such that Jeffrey Beall, a librarian at the University of Colorado, maintains a database of predatory open-access journal publishers. I mention this because I have now received about 4 unsolicited e-mails from David Publishing, one [...]

  17. [...]  (accessed 8 Dec [...]

  18. [...] or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers’. Yang tertarik sila, lirik daftarnya di sini. Daftar kriteria yang dibuat oleh Beall dalam menentukan penerbit yang masuk ke dalam daftar [...]

  19. [...] a hard working librarian at University of Colorado Denver called Jeffrey Beall who maintains Beall’s List: Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers.  This is a list of questionable, scholarly open-access publishers.  There’s carefully [...]

  20. [...] and do not provide quality control. But scholars already started to collect information about questionable open access publishers. He also talks about the loss of blinded reviews in open peer review. Anonymity gives reviewers [...]

  21. [...] may wish to consult a very useful list of publishers who appear to engage in dubious publication practices, compiled by Jeffrey Beal, a [...]