The following research article was published online today.
H. Rainer Schira
Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research
Vol. 14, No. 1 (2019)
Predatory publishing has risen with the development of open access publishing. This study examines how many potential predatory journals were used by Brandon University students by analyzing their bibliographies. In total, 245 bibliographies including 2,359 citations were analyzed. Of the 1,485 citations to journals in these citations, five were found to cite journals on Beall’s List of Predatory Journals and Publishers. The probable sources of these journals in the students’ bibliographies were examined.
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