Participants invited for survey of predatory publishing practices

Research Cooperative
20/11/20 10:06:10PM
Cross-posting from European Assoc. of Science Editors (EASE), 20th Nov.. 2020:

The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) is now running a project on combatting predatory journals and conferences ( ). Researchers in any discipline, any country, and any stage of their career, are invited to participate in a SURVEY:

The survey is designed to gauge the extent and impact of predatory publishing practices, raise awareness of them, and help IAP recommend effective ways to combat them and protect researchers everywhere. 

The survey is open until 30 November 2020. Stakeholders in non-research sectors are also able to participate by writing to , broadly addressing the questions here - .

If any researchers would like to participate, please do - and do circulate to your own researcher networks.


The Research Cooperative recommends the following articles:

Eriksson, S. and G. Helgesson (2017) "Time to stop talking about 'predatory' journals" Learned Publishing 31:181-183.

35 authors (2019) "Predatory journals: no definition, no defence". Nature