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Academic Publishing: Predatory Journals

A guide to define and explore the domains of Academic Publishing

National Research Foundation (South Africa) - Statement on Predatory Publishers

How to spot a predatory journal/publisher

Supposed scientific articles published in questionable academic journals can easily dupe researchers - and seriously erode the body of science. 

Use the guide below to help you identify this type of article and avoid publishing in questionable journals.

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GUIDE: How to spot predatory academic journals in the wild 

What is predatory publishing?