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Predatory Publishing: Top 10 Things You Need to Know

December 2017


Gale A. Oren, MILS
Librarian, John W. Henderson Library, Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan


  1. Lauer M. Continuing steps to ensuring credibility of NIH research: Selecting journals with credible practices. NIH ExtraMural Nexus. November 8, 2017.
  2. National Institutes of Health. Statement on Article Publication Resulting from NIH Funded Research. Notice Number: NOT-OD-18-011. November 3, 2017.
  3. Federal Trade Commission. FTC charges academic journal publisher OMICS Group deceived researchers. August 26, 2016.
  4. Lake L. Academics and scientists: Beware of predatory journal publishers. Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information [Blog]. August 26, 2016.
  5. Zimmer K. U.S. court issues injunction against open-access publisher OMICS. The Scientist. November 27, 2017.
  6. Cobey KD, Costa e Silva M, Mazzarello S, et al. Is this conference for real? Navigating presumed predatory conference invitations. J Oncol Pract. 2017;13(7):410-3.

This article is repurposed from a library e-newsletter from the University of Michigan, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

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