McMaster University: Library releases guide on avoiding predatory publishers and conferences

McMaster University: Library releases guide on avoiding predatory publishers and conferences. “Deceptive publishers, commonly referred to as ‘predatory journals’, are for-profit entities that purport to publish high-quality academic research, but do not follow accepted scholarly practices. The McMaster online resource, available on the library website, will help the research community spot a predatory publisher or conference. Among the features of the guide are an overview of deceptive publishers, a checklist on how to avoid predatory publishers, a conference checker tool and links to additional resources.”

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