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Problematizing ‘predatory publishing’: A systematic review of factors shaping publishing motives, decisions, and experiences

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This article systematically reviews recent empirical research on the factors shaping academics' knowledge about, and motivations to publish work in, so‐called ‘predatory’ journals. Growing scholarly evidence suggests that the concept of ‘predatory’ publishing’ – used to describe deceptive journals exploiting vulnerable researchers – is inadequate for understanding the complex range of institutional and contextual factors that shape the publication decisions of individual academics. This revie...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/leap.1325

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2573-1171
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Learned Publishing More from this journal
Volume:
34
Issue:
2
Pages:
89-104
Publication date:
2020-08-23
Acceptance date:
2020-07-27
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EISSN:
1741-4857
ISSN:
0953-1513
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1129276
Local pid:
pubs:1129276
Deposit date:
2020-09-09

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