Professional or Predatory?: Distinguishing Legitimate from Illegitimate in an Era of Open Access

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2019-05-16
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Hornick, Julie N.
Wade, Steven
Morgan, Marina
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This session covers the common practices and warning signs of predatory journals and conferences, and highlights resources useful for avoiding predation. Attendees will leave with a model for communicating the characteristics of predatory publishing practices and conferences with librarians, faculty, students, and researchers.
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Session presented at the 2019 Florida Library Association Annual Conference in Orlando, FL.
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Periodical publishing -- Moral & ethical aspects, Communication in learning and scholarship, Open access publishing, Publishers and publishing
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