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Predatory Publishing, Open Access, and the Costs to Academia

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  20 April 2016

Timothy S. Rich*
Western Kentucky University


As publishing demands increase, so does the availability of open access predatory publishing options masquerading as reputable peer-review outlets. This article cautions against the broader consequences of predatory publishing and suggests means to control their influence.

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