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Journal of Clinical Research on Foot & Ankle

Discussion in 'Journals Online' started by NewsBot, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. NewsBot

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    A new journal:
    http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/clinical-research-foot-ankle.php
     

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  2. Craig Payne

    Craig Payne Moderator

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    This caught my eye:
    http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/aimsandscopeCRFA.php
     
  3. Craig Payne

    Craig Payne Moderator

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    I have been poking around the website for this Journal and ..... I don't know what to think.

    "Clinical Research on Foot & Ankle" is a poor use of grammar. Shouldn't it be: "Clinical Research on the Foot & Ankle"

    On the home page is this:
    Does the grammar of that actually make sense to anyone?
     
  4. Craig Payne

    Craig Payne Moderator

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  5. stevewells

    stevewells Active Member

    sounds dodgy to me
     
  6. Craig Payne

    Craig Payne Moderator

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    I don't think its dodgy, it just appears as though the choice of the journal title (ie no 'the') and the nature of the text on the journals website was written by someone who does not appear to have English as their first language or it slipped past the proof readers. It does not leave a good first impression (considering the have still not fixed the 'curtsey'!)
     
  7. "we are pleased to inform you that complete waiver will be provided on the articles submitted on or before 22nd of Jan, 2013."

    Waiver of what? Something that has been brought to my attention recently is that some journals now charge authors to publish their papers- when did this become acceptable behaviour on the part of the journals?
     
  8. Craig Payne

    Craig Payne Moderator

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    A lot of journals have been doing that for a while.

    JFAR does, expect if you a member of SCP or APodC or CFPM the fee is waived.
     

  9. I don't think it is automatically waived for SCP members (there was a note in the last Podiatry Now magazine saying you could apply to get help with this fee) and heard it was around £500, which is pretty fierce if you are a private practitioner who is already funding your own research. Doesn't really provide motivation to the budding researcher to step up to publish within a journal if it's going to cost them to do so. OK if you work for a University who'll pay the fee for you I suppose.

    Perhaps Hylton can confirm the costing and situation.
     
  10. JFAR

    JFAR Active Member

    Dear colleagues,

    Open access journals have article processing charges as they do not charge individual or institutional subscription fees to access journal content. Details regarding JFAR’s article processing charge can be found here:

    *http://www.jfootankleres.com/about/apcfaq

    Please note that members of the APodC, SCP or CFPM submitting papers to JFAR have the article processing fee waived as part of their membership.

    Kind regards,

    The JFAR editorial team
     
  11. blinda

    blinda MVP

    Thanks for the reply.

    So, just for clarity, can you confirm that any member of SCP, whether private practitioner, NHS or university staff can submit papers without charge?

    That is not what I was previously advised.

    Regards,
    Bel
     
  12. Craig Payne

    Craig Payne Moderator

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    I have come across some info on the company behind this so-called journal that was sent to me (THANKS!). It has certainly changed my mind and opened my eyes to the issues.

    Check this out:
    http://www.jfdp.org/forum/forum_docs/1013jfdp1040_1_032912094346.pdf
    http://poynder.blogspot.com.au/2011/12/open-access-interviews-omics-publishing.html?m=1
    http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/te...m-of-a-most-scholarly-kind/article3939161.ece

    Predatory open access journal publishers:
    http://scholarlyoa.com/publishers/
     
  13. JFAR

    JFAR Active Member

    Bel asked:

    Confirmed. SCP members submitting papers to JFAR have the article processing fee waived irrespective of their place of employment.

    Kind regards,

    The JFAR editorial team
     
  14. NewsBot

    NewsBot The Admin that posts the news.

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    From the New York Times:
    Scientific Articles Accepted (Personal Checks, Too)
    Full story
     
  15. blinda

    blinda MVP

    For the record, I didn't pay an authors' fee (and more than a few reviewers went through with fine-tooth combs), but I did come across a couple of dodgy looking 'journals' whilst looking to publish.
     
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  17. Craig Payne

    Craig Payne Moderator

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    I was just sent this link (thanks) to the Wikipedia page about the company that publishes the Journal of Clinical Research on Foot & Ankle:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OMICS_Publishing_Group

    OMICS Publishing Group

    OMICS Publishing Group is a publisher of open access journals that is widely regarded as predatory.[3][4][5][6][7][8] It issued its first publication in 2008.[1] According to a 2012 article in The Chronicle of Higher Education about 60 percent of the group's 200 journals had never actually published anything.[9]

    Academics and the United States government have questioned the validity of peer review by OMICS journals, the appropriateness of author fees and marketing, and the apparent advertising of the names of scientists as journal editors or conference speakers without their knowledge or permission.[4][5][6][7][8] As a result, the U.S. National Institutes of Health does not accept OMICS publications for listing in PubMed Central and sent a cease-and-desist letter to OMICS in 2013, demanding that OMICS discontinue false claims of affiliation with U.S. government entities or employees.[7] OMICS has responded to criticisms by avowing a commitment to open access publishing, claiming that detractors are traditional subscription-based publishers who feel threatened by their open access publishing model,[10] and threatening a prominent critic with a US$1 billion lawsuit.[9]

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    9. ^ a b Jake New (May 15, 2013). "Publisher Threatens to Sue Blogger for $1-Billion". The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved May 15, 2013. 
    10. ^ "Predatory publishers criticised for 'unethical, unprincipled' tactics". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 11 November 2015. 
     
  18. NewsBot

    NewsBot The Admin that posts the news.

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    Press Release:
    FTC Charges Academic Journal Publisher OMICS Group Deceived Researchers
    Complaint Alleges Company Made False Claims, Failed To Disclose Steep Publishing Fees

    August 26, 2016
     
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