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What is a Predatory Journal?: Home

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

Choose the right Journal for your Research. (TRT 1:58)

Are you submitting your research to a trusted journal? Is it the right journal for your work?

Use our check list to assess the journal.

Only if you can answer ‘yes’ to the questions on our check list.

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Kathleen Carlson
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THINK. CHECK. SUBMIT. Choose the right Journal for your Research. (TRT 1:58)