Category Archives: Response

SCIRP’s Response with Articles against External Accusation

Response to Accusations Related to a Controversial Article and Editorial Board Activities

This is SCIRP’s response to a blog post published on 2015-04-23 by Jeffrey Beall who is campaigning against Open Access and as such also against SCIRP as one of the largest Open Access journal publishers. Beall’s campaign is criticized for … Continue reading

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An Evaluation of Beall’s Paper “Five Scholarly Open Access Publishers” from 2012

This evaluation is about the paper: BEALL, Jeffrey, 2012: Five Scholarly Open Access Publishers. The Charleston Advisor, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 5-10. It is a comparative review about 5 Open Access journal publishers. One of the publishers examined … Continue reading

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Response to “A plague of Brazilian science: second class articles”

The Brasilian weekly news magazine VEJA (“look at it”) published in São Paulo and distributed throughout the country [1] published an article titled “Uma praga da ciência brasileira: os artigos de segunda” similar to: “A plague of Brazilian science: second … Continue reading

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Response to a Blog Post “Open Access Linguistics: You’re Doing It Wrong”

We noticed a blog entry with the title “Open Access Linguistics: You’re Doing It Wrong”. It was released online with date 2014-04-02 and marked online as 2014-04-01: We are not taking this as a April Fool’s Day joke and … Continue reading

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