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Understanding & Avoiding Predatory Journals

Course Description: (39 Minutes)
Predatory journals pose great dangers to researchers and the public. This course will explain what a predatory journal is, and why you need to avoid them. You will learn how to identify a predatory journal, so that you can avoid submitting your paper to one. Lastly, we will go over how to effectively find credible journals that are appropriate for your paper.

Learning Objectives:
This course will help you: 

  • Understand the perils of predatory journals
  • Identify features of predatory journals
  • Discover credible journals for paper submission

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