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What should journals do in the wake of predatory journals?

Saturday, 9 September 2017

Can you trust what you read? Can you trust where you read it?

We are pleased to announce a workshop focusing on potentially illegitimate and predatory publications. This workshop will present evidence-based criteria for distinguishing illegitimate predatory publications and will discuss journal standards, legitimacy, and transparency.

Target audience:
Editors, Editorial Staff, Publishers, Funders, Researchers
The session will be especially pertinent to editorial offices and publishers keen to distinguish themselves from predatory journals and to educate their own authors.

Workshop speakers:
Hilda Bastian (Absolutely Maybe, PLOS Blogs, Washington DC, USA)
Kelly Cobey (Centre for Journalology, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Canada)
Ana Marušić (University of Split School of Medicine, Croatia)
Jason Roberts (Origin Editorial, USA)
Peush Sahni (The National Medical Journal of India, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India)
Larissa Shamseer (Centre for Journalology, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Canada)
Liz Wager (Sideview, UK)