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Predators, Prey, and OA: Evaluating Open Access Publications: Further Information Resources

This LibGuide is designed to provide faculty with resources for evaluating the quality of academic publications.

Charleston Conference Presentation

Bibliography

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Ojala, Marydee. "Beware of Predatory Open Access Publishers." Information Today, November 2016. November 2016. Accessed March 23, 2017. https://libproxy.usouthal.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=edsggo&AN=edsgcl.468141128&site=eds-live

Pleffer, Andy, and Susan Shrubb. "Not the Beall and end-all : Assessing quality publications from multiple perspectives." AOASG (web log), March 27, 2017. Accessed March 28, 2017. https://aoasg.org.au/2017/03/27/not-the-beall-and-end-all/.

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