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Another scholarly scam (comment)

Friends, The Scholarly Kitchen blog has an article about a new flavor of academic fraud that involves impersonating a journal, sending a forged acceptance letter to an author, charging the hapless author a "fee" for publication and making off with the proceeds. "Paper Accepted…Unless the Letter Was Forged," By ANGELA COCHRAN, for the Scholarly Kitchen, April 18, 2018 https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2018/04/18/paper-acceptedunless-letter-forged

Open access discussion, repost, announcement

[Friends....this is reposted from H-HistBibl. Margaret DeLacy, editor] Online Discussion, April 25, 2018, 3-4pm EST on Open Access Publishing in the Humanities - Jointly Organized by the RUSA History Section and H-HistBibl Chella Vaidyanathan's picture Discussion published by Chella Vaidyanathan on Monday, April 16, 2018 0 Replies Dear Colleagues,

Open access discussion, repost, announcement

[Friends....this is reposted from H-HistBibl. Margaret DeLacy, editor] Online Discussion, April 25, 2018, 3-4pm EST on Open Access Publishing in the Humanities - Jointly Organized by the RUSA History Section and H-HistBibl Chella Vaidyanathan's picture Discussion published by Chella Vaidyanathan on Monday, April 16, 2018 0 Replies Dear Colleagues,

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