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Hi Merete,

I don't know if you want to use one of the 'sting' papers or not, but I thought this one that was based on Star Wars was entertaining: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/neuroskeptic/2017/07/22/predatory-journals-star-wars-sting/#.W8oREWhKiM8

Judy

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Subject: Need some bad examples

Hello and Happy Friday!

I have an upcoming workshop on academic publishing, open access and predatory journals for some public health folks. In order to talk about predatory journals, I want to show some examples and wondering if anyone knows of any "so bad its funny"-type articles from predatory journals? I've found some nonsense interplanetary business management articles but was hoping to find some more health-related examples.

Merete

Merete Christianson
Health Sciences Librarian / NDSU Libraries
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