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What is a Predatory Journal?: Check whether a Journal or Publisher is Predatory.

A predatory journal is one that a publisher will accept virtually any article as long as they are paid to publish that article. That doesn't mean that any journal that asks for money to publish an article is a predatory journal. This guide is designed to

Websites that will Help You Check whether a Journal or Publisher is Predatory.

A community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. DOAJ is independent. All funding is via donations, 50% of which comes from sponsors and 50% from members and publisher members. All DOAJ services are free of charge including being indexed in DOAJ. All data is freely available.

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The 2017 Edition of the Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) published by Clarivate Analytics provides a combination of impact and influence metrics from 2016 Web of Science source data. ... This measure provides a ratio of citations to a journal in a given year to the citable items in the prior two years. 

Enables researchers and librarians to see funders' conditions for open access publication.

  Publisher's copyright & archiving policies.