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"Blacklists" and "whitelists" to tackle predatory publishing : A cross-sectional comparison and thematic analysis

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Recent review of our preprint "Blacklists" and "whitelists" to tackle #predatorypublishing by @dnjournals from The European Association of Science Editors. Read the review here: https://t.co/NsGSuVNG9c and our preprint here: https://t.co/giOlITlnGm @eggersnsf @MichStrin
https://t.co/PNy9UydmiL HT @RetractionWatch And of course we wouldn't need lists at all if reviews were open (happy to accept they shouldn't always be named). But that would be pulling the curtain back just a bit to far for a few too many.
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@jaamcouture @tschultz0 @SylvieVullioud @waltcrawford A comparison between Black/whitelists https://t.co/VLsWEKRfHQ Here are some points "I've cherry-picked" extracted from this paper: https://t.co/zlPxGanBLG
Journal blacklists and whitelists give "relatively little emphasis to the quality of peer review. https://t.co/YgiTtMlShl
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Thanks @RetractionWatch for highlighting pre-peer r/v article on difficulties classifying pred publishers: https://t.co/2rFc0CsZV8 Finds unclear methods for black/white listing journals/publishers. My best metric is if email starts with 'Greetings for the day'. Any others?
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Supplemental Information

List of names of journals and publishers included in a blacklist and a whitelist

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27532v1/supp-1

List of criteria by whitelist or blacklist, topic, concept and verifiability

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27532v1/supp-2

Distribution of inclusion criteria across seven thematic topics for the four included lists individually

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27532v1/supp-3

Distribution of inclusion criteria across four concepts for all four lists individually

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27532v1/supp-4

Additional Information

Competing Interests

Matthias Egger is the President of Research Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). Michaela Strinzel, Anna Severin and Katrin Milzow work for the SNSF.

Author Contributions

Michaela Strinzel conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Anna Severin conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Katrin Milzow conceived and designed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Matthias Egger conceived and designed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The supplementary file 2 includes a list of the 198 criteria we analysed in this study. The criteria are stratified for type of list, topic, concept and verifiability.

Funding

The authors received no funding for this work.


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