The Open Access movement began in the 1990s as a valuable initiative to provide the public with unrestricted, free access to scholarly research publications. Many new Open Access journals have been launched since then allowing research data to be more accessible. Unfortunately, some of the journals “seem to care more about profit than science.
Learn how to spot journals of questionable quality and their “predatory publishers” in thisarticle posted in The Catalyst, a newsletter from the NIH Intramural Research Program.
The full article is available at http://irp.nih.gov/catalyst/