6 January 2020
This new guidance gives an overview of the issue with recommendations and resources. COPE welcomes feedback and comments to continue this live and ongoing debate.
- What is predatory publishing?
- What are the commonly occurring features in predatory publications?
- How can we avoid, and raise awareness of, the problem of predatory publications?
The study results referred to in the press release can be found on our website: Exploring publication ethics in the arts, humanities, and social sciences: A COPE study 2019
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