Wiles stratus oa oct 2012

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Talk on predatory publishers given during Open Access week 2012 for Stratus 'Strategies for Success' strand.

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Wiles stratus oa oct 2012

  1. 1. Strategies for success: Open access publishing Dr Siouxsie Wiles
  2. 2. Strategies for success: Open access publishing #OAStratus
  3. 3. A network of emerging and early career researchers formally launched in April 2008Aims:• To identify and address issues of importance to emerging scientists• To provide a network of support for emerging scientists• To raise to the profile of emerging scientists and science
  4. 4. www.stratus.ac.nz
  5. 5. Predatory open access“…unprofessionally exploit the author-pays model of open-access publishing for their own profit.” ‘Vanity publishing’ http://scholarlyoa.com/about/
  6. 6. Predatory open access Spam professional email lists Low article acceptance threshold False or non-existent peer reviewPublishing articles without complete author approvalInflating impact factors by rewarding authors for citing papers
  7. 7. http://scholarlyoa.com/2012/10/09/oa-publisher-offers-author-fee-waivers-in-exchange-for-citing-its-journals/
  8. 8. http://scholarlyoa.com/publishers/
  9. 9. http://www.scirp.org/journal/apm/
  10. 10. Professor Marcie RathkeUniversity of Southern North Dakota at Hoople http://thatsmathematics.com/blog/archives/102
  11. 11. http://thatsmathematics.com/blog/archives/102
  12. 12. http://www.kleimo.com/random/name.cfm http://thatsmathematics.com/mathgen/
  13. 13. http://metadata.posterous.com/83235355http://scholarlyoa.com/publishers/

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