Here is a link to an article about how a professor's dog sits on the board of 7 "medical journals."

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.


Michelle Kraft, MLS, AHIP
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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 Christianson
Health Sciences Librarian / NDSU Libraries

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NDSU Dept 2080, PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Phone: 701.231.7965
Fax: 701.231.6128
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