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Predatory Publishing

Predatory publishers come in many different shapes and sizes. From unsolicited e-mails to lack of peer review, predatory publishers look to entice researchers with quick and easy publishing solutions. This guide will provide tools and resources to help determine publishers to avoid.


Asking colleagues, mentors, and friends is a great way to assess a journal. Another great resources is your librarian. Each department has a liaison who can help you find great places to publish as well as steer you away from predatory titles. Not sure who your liaison is? We've put together a handy list

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Jocelyn Tipton
JD Williams Library
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Think. Check. Submit.


Think. Check. Submit. helps researchers identify trusted journals for their research through a range of tools and practical resources.