Thu, 24 Oct 2019 15:00:00 BST
Dr. Lisa Wynn reflects on the open access movement that has spawned hundreds of new journals. These spam academics with invitations to pay to publish and are often “predatory publishers", i.e. open-access journals without proper peer review. A number of academics have tested the boundaries of this new publishing world by submitting, and sometimes publishing, ridiculous articles.These jokes ultimately provoke new questions about the term "predator" and about the terrain of academic publishing.
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