Identify (and avoid) predatory journals and conferences
Goal: Information to come
Description: Predatory Journals, with their suspicious methods and venal motivations, represent a hazard to scientific literature, to science integrity itself, and to scientists’ reputation. The next “Midi de l’info scientifique” of the UNIGE Library will focus on “Predatory Journals”, giving an overview of these questions, as well as presenting some tools to help you identify predatory journals and protect yourself against them.
Public: Researchers, teachers, PhD students, postdocs, administrative and technical staff of the UNIGE
- practical workshop of 45 min. (12 participants/session)
- location in rooms equipped with computers; the participants can carry their own computers
- in English if necessary
Subjects: Predatory Journals Editors, Article Publication Charges, Open Access, Article publication