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In recent years, the academic world has been faced with many challenges. Jeffrey Beall introduced the term “predatory journal.” These journals are based on a pay-and-publish model and have a poor review process. In other words, they are a repository for bogus research. Beall’s list of potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access journals is a good resource for detecting predatory journals. As a result of Beal’s efforts, researchers all over the world are taking action against predatory journals.


Dadkhah, M. (2016) Researchers Must Not Use Phrases in Search Engines to Find Journals. The Journal of the Association for Vascular Access. 21(1), p.19–20.


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