Sharing research results with the world is key to the progress of your discipline and career. But with so many publications, how can you be sure you can trust a particular journal? Follow this check list to make sure you choose trusted journals for your research.
Check if a journal is trusted.
Grudniewicz, A. et al. (2019). Predatory journals: No definition, no defence. Nature, 576: 210-212 . https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-03759-y
Leading scholars and publishers from ten countries have agreed on a definition of predatory publishing that can protect scholarship. It took 12 hours of discussion, 18 questions and 3 rounds to reach.
Berger, M. (2017). Everything you ever wanted to know aboutpredatory publishing but were afraid to ask. In ACRL 2017, Baltimore, Maryland, March 22 - 25, 2017. https://academicworks.cuny.edu/ny_pubs/141/
Berger, M. & Cirasella, J. (2015). Beyond Beall’s List: Better understanding predatory publishers. College & Research Libraries News, 76(3): 132-135. https://doi.org/10.5860/crln.76.3.9277