How can you tell a fake journal?
6 Ways to Spot a Predatory Journal
- Always check the website thoroughly.
- Check if the journal is a member of DOAJ, COPE, OASPA or STM.
- Check the journal’s contact information.
- Research the editorial board.
- Take a look at their peer review process and publication timelines.
- Read through past issues of the journal.
Is Pensee Journal fake?
Pensee has been hijacked. By the way, the original journal is no longer ISI-indexed. So, the authentic journal is a subscription-based journal focussed on philosophy (and exclusively in French) so all sites suggesting being the open access version (and UGC approved) are false.
Is MDPI a bad Journal?
MDPI journals fall short compared to PLOS but they are respectable and are building their reputation. Charges are proportional to the journal reputation and most times can be waived if the author makes its case of lack of funding and it is completely independent of the review process.
How can I check if a journal is UGC approved?
How to check the UGC Approved Journal
- Visit: http://www.ugc.ac.in/journallist/
- Search by Title.
- Click on Search.
- Look for the journal you need.
Is Pensee Journal a Scopus?
The scientific journal Pensee is included in the Scopus database. Based on 2020, SJR is 0.1. Publisher country is France. The main subject areas of published articles are Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations.
Is Pensee journal good?
It is published by Espaces Marx. The overall rank of Pensee is 32377. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.1. The best quartile for this journal is Q4.
Is MDPI journal good?
For MDPI, some of its journals are good while others seem to be like the Editor makes the final decision on a paper. It is hard to understand its peer review process. I have published two papers in one of their journals and I must say that their peer review process is fast, efficient and robust.
What kind of research is published in Bothalia?
The journal publishes original research findings, as well as reviews, commentaries, strategies and short notes. Special focus issues emanating from symposia or conferences that fall within the scope of the journal may also be published.
Is the journal Bothalia an open access journal?
This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Bothalia African Biodiversity & Conservation is included in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). There are currently no page processing charges for authors. The journal publishes at least one issue each year.
Who is the publisher of Bothalia, African biodiversity and conservation?
Bothalia, African Biodiversity & Conservation is published by the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI).