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New index of predatory journal reviewed


Rick Anderson reviewed the new Cabell's Blacklist, the successor to Beall's List, for the Scholarly Kitchen blog.  Unfortunately, the new blacklist is offered only to paying subscribers.  In my opinion, this will significantly limit its usefulness, especially to independent scholars who are the most in need of this information.  The "red flags" chosen by Cabell's are of interest in themselves: what criteria do colleagues use to decide whether a given journal is legitimate or predatory?  What criteria would you use to make this determination?