Hijacked journal tracker helps researchers detect scam sites

Hijacked journal tracker helps researchers detect scam sites

Research journals are cloned online to scam researchers.Credit: MShieldsPhotos / Alamy Hijacked journals – scam websites that pretend to be legitimate titles – have tricked unsuspecting researchers into authoring fees for several years. Now a tool will help researchers check the validity of titles they are considering before submitting their work. The online spreadsheet, called …

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