Predatory journals and publishers are risking the academic integrity of published research.
The dubious journals abuse the author-pay open access model of scholarly publishing.
Here, I will walk you through the new unique tool “Compass to Publish” for identifying the predatory and fake journals.
The tool is developed by the ULiege Library, Belgium. Now, it has been released online as beta version.
It helps you determine the authenticity of open access journals requiring or hiding Article Processing Charges (APC).
Beyond that, the ground-breaking online tool allows you to identify the possible predatory journals.
The tool aims to help researchers to examine the degree of authenticity of open access journals.
Moreover, it permits scholarly community to better understand pseudo journals and publishers as well.
By answering a series of questions related to your journal, you can asses the authenticity.
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