Avoiding Academic Scams

RDI Network
December 2021
2 min read

There is a lot of pressure for researchers and evaluators, even practitioners to constantly be ‘creating impact’ with their work. This includes publishing research and results in academic journals to be seen a respectable, relevant professional.
This has given rise to a set of unethical practices by predatory publishers. Predatory publishers take advantage of researchers (from early career to senior – no one is immune) for profit, and may damage a researcher’s reputation.
Here is a curated list of articles to read to avoid these academic scams:

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