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Invitation to a new conference: possible scam? [duplicate]

I am a researcher on physics and I was invited to a conference as a speaker at the 1st European Conference on Engineering & Technology ECETECH 2022. The full expenses (round trip flight tickets, ...
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What is the difference between all of these impact factors? [duplicate]

While searching a Thomson indexed journal to submit to, I found this one : http://www.bepls.com And they are showing different impact factors : Impact Factor: 0.971 [UIF, Germany] Global Impact ...
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"Quarterly Franklin Membership" means? [duplicate]

Recently I received a email from London Journals Press. Dear Dr. Po-Wei Huang, ... Taking note of your research interest that matches with our journal scope, I would like to welcome you to associate ...
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is David Publishing Company legit? [duplicate]

I have an abstract presented by my colleague at a local conference. I got an email from a company called David Publishing Company claiming that they are interested in publishing our paper in the ...
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If a journal requires "Article Processing fee" does that make it a predatory journal? [duplicate]

If a journal take article processing fee then does that mean the journal is predatory? or there are some other criteria to tell a journal as predatory?
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Is "Cambridge Scholars" a fake publisher? [duplicate]

Considering the fact that I'm a graduate student with a couple of publications, here is the email I've recently received from this website (I found it in my spam folder): Dear Dr. Robotocist, --------...
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Is "Advances in Engineering" a predatory platform? [duplicate]

I have received an e-mail from "Advances in Engineering". Is it a predatory-platform? Is it reputable? ... Dear Dr. XYZ, We are pleased to inform you that Advances in Engineering selection ...
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Is this academic organization a predatory one? [duplicate]

I was reading about this organization that is called SAI (https://thesai.org/) which has a number of journals and conferences indexed in Scopus, but I am a little bit dubious if it should be ...
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How to find a reputable open access journal? [duplicate]

I found few open access journals that show quite good quality articles. However, I have been advised that open access journals may be predatory. When I searched websites, I was surprised that all ...
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How to tell if a Journal is peer reviewed and/or legitimate? [duplicate]

I am working through my dissertation and was just wondering, how would you know if a journal is peer reviewed or actually legitimate? If a journal etc has an ISSN number on them, does this mean the ...
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Is the Journal of Asian Health a predatory journal? [duplicate]

I recently had a paper accepted to the Journal of Asian Health. Their editorial team seems to consist of one professor, and it seems that they just published their first volume in 2021. However, they ...
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If a journal is not listed in Journal Citation Reports, is that a bad sign with respect to its quality and/or legitimacy? [duplicate]

The journal Advances in Applied Energy is not listed in Journal Citation Reports (at least as far as I can tell), although its sister journal, Applied Energy, is. Should I be concerned about the ...
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How to find out if a journal is predatory? [duplicate]

I am considering the website of this journal and can't really decide if it is a predatory journal or if it is merely a very obscure journal. As far as I am aware, it does look to be a real journal ...
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Question on a mathematical journal [duplicate]

I want to see if the journal entitled:Journal of Mathematical Sciences: Advances and Applications (ISSN : 0974-5750) (country:India) is a predatory journal or no? Thank you in advance.
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How to identify a legitimate journal from a fake journal? [duplicate]

I know using Google Scholar metrics we can get an awareness about legitimate journals, but there are some journals or conferences papers not stated in the Google metrics. Hence I want to know how to ...
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