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Open Access Publishing Guide: Vetting OA Journals

This guide provides information about and resources related to open access scholarly publishing.

Be Aware of Predatory Publishing!

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Use this checklist and resources – Do your homework prior to selecting an open access journal by using this handout, which was prepared by UT Southwestern librarians.

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Ethics in OA Publishing

With the advent of open access publishing, printing barriers are removed, and the assembly and dissemination of information requires little more than Internet access. Unfortunately, this has led to a proliferation of open access publishers with little or no subject expertise and of questionable repute. Scholars and researchers may receive email solicitations for fee-based paper submissions to journals that make false or misleading claims about the stringency of their peer-review process, members of their editorial board, or indexing status.ā€‹ā€‹

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