Here is a link to an article about how a professor's dog sits on the board of 7 "medical journals." https://www.doctorportal.com.au/mjainsight/2017/19/dog-of-a-dilemma-the-rise-of-the-predatory-journal/ Here is an article in the NY Times that is very recent where three people wrote 20 fake scholarly papers which were accepted and published in journals. https://www.doctorportal.com.au/mjainsight/2017/19/dog-of-a-dilemma-the-rise-of-the-predatory-journal/ Michelle __________________________________________________________________________ Michelle Kraft, MLS, AHIP Director, Library Services Cleveland Clinic Floyd D. Loop Alumni Library 9500 Euclid Ave. NA 30 Cleveland, OH 44195 (216) 445-7338 [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> orcid.org/0000-0001-8821-4828 From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Christianson, Merete Sent: Friday, October 19, 2018 12:46 PM To: [log in to unmask] Subject: [EXT] 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 NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY Main Library 218B NDSU Dept 2080, PO Box 6050 Fargo, ND 58108-6050 Phone: 701.231.7965 Fax: 701.231.6128 [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>> www.ndsu.edu/library<https://protect-us.mimecast.com/s/8Ct6CkRKpWCYmm4RsQbY7k?domain=ndsu.edu><http://www.ndsu.edu/library<https://protect-us.mimecast.com/s/DJxOClYLqWSOggk3cqR5YJ?domain=ndsu.edu>> [ndsu_sig] =================================== Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail Cleveland Clinic is currently ranked as the No. 2 hospital in the country by U.S. News & World Report (2017-2018). Visit us online at http://www.clevelandclinic.org for a complete listing of our services, staff and locations. Confidentiality Note: This message is intended for use only by the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is privileged, confidential, and exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient or the employee or agent responsible for delivering the message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please contact the sender immediately and destroy the material in its entirety, whether electronic or hard copy. Thank you.