Changelog


December 28, 2019

  • Removed IAES from the Publishers list. However, we note that all of their journals were removed from the DOAJ database, in particular, one was removed for suspected editorial misconduct (International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering IJECE), and two for not adhering to the best practice policy (International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems IJPEDS, and International Journal of Cloud Computing and Services Science IJ-CLOSER).

December 23, 2019

  • Added International Association for Research and Science (IARAS)
  • Added Institute for Environment, Engineering, Economics (ieee.am) (inactive)
  • Added International Publisher LLC
  • Added International Journal of Dental Science and Innovative Research (IJDSIR) (connection to BI Int., Albert Science, EIJO, and Pharma Research)
  • Added International Journal of Engineering Science Technology And Research (IJESTR)(connection to BI Int., Albert Science, EIJO, and Pharma Research and falsely claiming to be indexed by DOAJ)
  • Added International Journal of Medical, Health Science and Internal Research (IJMHSIR) (connection to BI Int., Albert Science, EIJO, and Pharma Research)
  • Added International Journal of Medical Science and Advanced Clinical Research (IJMACR) (connection to BI Int., Albert Science, EIJO, and Pharma Research)
  • Added International Journal of Medical Science and Applied Research (IJMSAR) (connection to BI Int., Albert Science, EIJO, and Pharma Research)
  • Added International Journal of Medical Science and Diagnosis Research (IJMSDR) (connection to BI Int., Albert Science, EIJO, and Pharma Research)
  • Added International Journal of Medical Science and Innovative Research (IJMSIR) (connection to BI Int., Albert Science, EIJO, and Pharma Research)
  • Added Current Neurobiology (Journal of Current Neurobiology)
  • Added Edwin Mellen Press to the vanity press list
  • Added IGI Global (Idea Group Publishing) to the vanity press list
  • Added a note about Growing Science Publishing Company

December 18, 2019

  • Added FM Publishers (FM Journals, Frontiers Meetings)
  • Added Danish Scientific Journal (DSJ)
  • Added International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Science (IJSES)

December 7, 2019

  • Added a note to American Scientific Publishers
  • Added ForteOpen Journals
  • Added International Institute of Education, Research and Development (IIERD)
  • Added Mak Periodical Library
  • Added a note to Asia Pacific Journal of Multidisciplinary Research
  • Added a note clarifying that EUJER (possibly predatory) and EU-JER (legitimate) are two different journals
  • Added a note to International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies (IJPES)
  • Added American Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Research (AJHSSR)
  • Added American Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development (AJMRD)
  • Added Asian Journal of Emerging Research
  • Added International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology (IJISRT)
  • Added International Journal of Social Sciences and Information Technology (IJSSIT)
  • Added International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (IJTSRD)
  • Added The New American Journal of Medicine (NAJMED)
  • Added World Nutrition, WPHNA

October 3, 2019

  • Added a note to Frontiers
  • Added Advanced Research Society for Science and Sociology (ARSSS)
  • Added Bilingual Publishing Co
  • Added East African Scholars Publisher (EAS Publisher)
  • Added a new link to IAES – Institute of Advanced Engineering and Science
  • Added i-Proclaim (related to ABC Journals)
  • Added IPN Education Group (IPN Publishing, related or a rebrand of International Postgraduate Network)
  • Added National FORUM Journals
  • Added Natural Science Simulations and Engineering Laboratory Limited (NSSEL Publishing)
  • Added SciVision Publishers (SciVision Publishing Group)
  • Added SDIP Press

September 12, 2019

  • Added Coalesce Research Group

August 18, 2019

  • Added a note to Business Perspectives
  • Added a new link to Insight Knowledge
  • Revised a note about InTechOpen
  • Added Akademia Baru Publishing (previously Penerbit Akademia Baru)
  • Added AMS Central
  • Added Ant Journals (Antjournals)
  • Added Cientific Group
  • Added Green Publication
  • Added IAES – Institute of Advanced Engineering and Science
  • Added Infogain Publication
  • Added International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences (IISES)
  • Added Nextgen Research Publications (publishes IJNTR)
  • Added Ocimum Scientific Publishers
  • Added Open Exploration
  • Added United Prime Publications, Universal Access Medical Publishers
  • Added Universal Wiser Publisher
  • Created vanity press list
  • Added Apple Academic Press to the vanity press list
  • Added Cognella to the vanity press list
  • Added Editorial Académica Española to the vanity press list
  • Added EU Researcher to the vanity press list
  • Added Harding House Publishing to the vanity press list
  • Added Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP) to the vanity press list
  • Added Nova Science Publishers to the vanity press list
  • Added OMNIScriptum Publishing Group to the vanity press list
  • Added Research Outreach to the vanity press list
  • Added Scholars’ Press to the vanity press list
  • Added VDM Verlag Dr. Müller to the vanity press list
  • Added Vestal Creative Services to the vanity press list

May 28, 2019

  • Added a note about InTech Open
  • Added Emeraldtree Publishing

May 20, 2019

  • Revised link to Canadian Center of Science and Education
  • Added a new link to CESER Publications
  • Added a note about InTech Open
  • Added BiomedGrid, LLC
  • Removed Common Ground Research Networks (Common Ground Publishing)
  • Added Innovation Info (Innovationinfo)
  • Added NADIA (relation to SERSC)
  • Moved MDPI below the list. They are no longer considered predatory, but authors are urged to read the description before publishing.
  • Added Publishing Press
  • Added Rivera Publications
  • Added SCIAEON
  • Added Science Repository
  • Added a note to International Journal of Recent Surgical and Medical Sciences (IJRSMS)
  • Added American Journal of Biomedical Science & Research
  • Added International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research (published by Gupta)

March 23, 2019

  • Added Boffin Access
  • Removed EM International
  • Added Medip Academy

March 20, 2019

  • Added a new website for Global Journals, Inc. (US)
  • Added Auctores Publishing, LLC
  • Added Biomedical Research Network+, LLC
  • Added CME Publishing Group (inactive)
  • Added Fortune Journals
  • Added i-manager Publications
  • Added Molecular Biology Journals (see also OMICS)
  • Added Phronesis, LLC
  • Added ScienceForecast Publications LLC
  • Added Vision Science Research Sdn Bhd (VSR, see also Universe Scientific Publishing)

March 11, 2019

  • Added a connection to Open BioMedical Publishing Corporation (OBM)
  • Added new names for Science Publishing Group (also known as SciencePG and SCIPG)
  • Added Academic Journals
  • Added ACTA Press
  • Added Common Ground Research Networks (Common Ground Publishing)
  • Removed Edorium Journals
  • Added EM International
  • Added Engineering Information Institute (ENGII)
  • Added GPH Journal (connected to EPH Journal)
  • Added International Association of Engineers (IAENG)
  • Added International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED)
  • Added International Business Academics Consortium (IBAC)
  • Added International Scientific Organization (links to Bosal)
  • Added Journals of University of Babylon
  • Added Lectito
  • Added LIDSEN Publishing Inc. (see also Open BioMedical Publishing Corporation)
  • Added MedCave Publications (also here)
  • Added Oriental Scientific Publishing Company
  • Added Scientia Socialis
  • Added Thomson.id
  • Added TSNS “Interaktiv plus”, LLC
  • Added a note to Education Reform Journal
  • Added a note to Cumhuriyet Science Journal
  • Added a note to International Journal of Electrochemical Science
  • Added a note to The Journal of Academic Social Science Studies (JASSS)
  • Added a note to Tehnički vjesnik = Technical Gazette (TV-TG)
  • Added Annals of Dental Specialty
  • Added Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research (BJSTR) (and here)
  • Added Current Science
  • Added Indonesian Journal of Business Finance and Accounting (IJBFA)
  • Added Indonesian Journal of Management and Business Economics (IJMBE)
  • Added International Educational Applied Research Journal (IEARJ)
  • Added International Journal of Biopharmaceutics (IJB)
  • Added International Journal of Business and Information (IJBI)
  • Added International Journal of Eurasia Social Sciences (Uluslararasi Avrasya Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi, IJOESS)
  • Added International Journal of Materials, Mechanics and Manufacturing (IJMMM) (published by IACSET)
  • Added International Journal of Preclinical and Pharmaceutical Research (IJPPR)
  • Added International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Allied Sciences (IJPRAS)
  • Added Iraqi National Journal of Chemistry (IQNJC)
  • Added Journal of Applied Bio-Science, Medicine, and Biology
  • Added Journal of Global Pharma Technology (JGPT)
  • Added Journal of Multidisciplinary Academic Tourism (Disiplinlerarası Akademik Turizm Dergisi, JOMAT)
  • Added Journal of International Dental and Medical Research (JIDMR)
  • Added Journal of Research in Ecology (JRE)
  • Removed Journal of Young Pharmacists
  • Added MAGNT Research Report (BRIS Journal of Advances in Science and Technology)
  • Added Material Science Research India
  • Added Mechanics, Materials Science & Engineering Journal (MMSE)
  • Added Medical – Surgical Nursing Journal (MEDSNJ)
  • Added Mitteilungen Klosterneuburg
  • Added Mugla Journal of Science and Technology (Muğla Journal of Science and Technology)
  • Added Palma Journal
  • Added Research on Modern Higher Education (published by Asian Academic Press)

February 18, 2019

  • Added new link to AME Publishing Company
  • Added new link to eJM (eJM Science, eJManager)
  • Added Stechnolock
  • Added a note to International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences (IJAAS)
  • Added Global Scientific Journal – GSJ Publication
  • Added International Research Journal of Advanced Engineering and Science (IRJAES)

January 31, 2019

  • Added Bosal Journals
  • Added International Scientific Journal (ISJ)
  • Added Onjourn
  • Added ReDelve International Publications
  • Added Research Novelty Publisher (RNP)

January 30, 2019

  • Added Amphibian & Reptile Conservation
  • Added Iconic Research & Engineering Journals (IRE Journals)
  • Added International Journal of Business Management and Commerce (IJBMC)
  • Added International Journal of Engineering Studies and Technical Approach (IJESTA)
  • Added International Journal of Multidisciplinary Approach & Studies (IJMAS)
  • Added International Journal of Scientific Research Engineering & Technology (IJSRET)
  • Added International Journal of Social Science and Business (IJSSB)
  • Added International Journal of Zoology Studies
  • Added Journal of Accounting and Applied Business Research (JAAABR)
  • Added Signa Vitae – Journal of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine
  • Added World Journal of Environmental Biosciences (WJEB, also called World Journal of Environmental Biology)

January 19, 2019

  • Added a new link to International Institute of Engineers & Researchers
  • Added Center for Academic Research (CAR) (linked to RIPK)
  • Added Center for Contemporary Research (CCR) (linked to RIPK)
  • Added Edorium Journals
  • Added Geist Science
  • Added Informing Science Institute (ISI)
  • Removed Mathews Open Access Journals

January 17, 2019

  • Added Australian Directory of Ranked International Journals (ADRIJ Ranking) to the Misleading Metrics list

January 14, 2019

  • Added Boya Century Publishing
  • Added Copernicus Publishing
  • Added International Technology and Science Publications Ltd (ITS)
  • Added IRIS Publishers
  • Added Mathews Open Access Journals
  • Added Onomy Science (Onomy Journals)
  • Added S Open Access Open Journals Publishing (SOAOJ)
  • Added SciAccess Publisher (SciAccess Publishers)
  • Added Science Publishing Group (spg.ltd)
  • Added Sryahwa Publications
  • Added Syntax Publishers
  • Added The American Publishing House (TAPH)

July 4, 2018

  • Added Longdom Publishing
  • Added EnPress Publisher

June 17, 2018

  • Added a note to Society of Education
  • Added Kosmos Publishers
  • Added Modern Business Press
  • Added Ology Journals
  • Added Open Access (OA) Publication
  • Added Research Route
  • Added Scholars Academic and Scientific Society (SAS Society)
  • Added UK Education Consultancy Services Ltd
  • Added a note to Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences (BEPLS)
  • Added a note to Indian Journal of Natural Sciences (IJONS)
  • Added a note to International Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Allied Sciences (IJBPAS)
  • Added a note to Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research (JAVAR)
  • Added a note to Journal of IMAB
  • Added Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development (published by Institute of Medico-Legal Publications)
  • Added International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Bioresearch (IJAEB)
  • Added International Journal of Computer Science and Mobile Computing
  • Added International Journal of Health Medicine and Current Research (IJHMCR)
  • Added International Journal of Innovative Technology and Creative Engineering (IJITCE) (published by IJAET Journal)
  • Removed International Journal of Occupational Safety and Health (IJOSH) (published by Nepal Journals OnLine, NepJOL)
  • Added Journal of Advanced Medical and Dental Sciences Research (JAMDSR)

April 25, 2018

  • Corrected the name of International Journal of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
  • Added a note to International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
  • Added a note to International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies (IJPES)
  • Added Advances in Fixed Point Theory (published by SCIK Publishing Corporation)
  • Added AGU International Journal of Engineering & Technology (AGUIJET)
  • Added AGU International Journal of Professional Studies & Research (AGUIJPSR)
  • Added AGU International Journal of Research in Social Science & Humanities (AGUIJRSSH)
  • Added Aurora’s International Journal of Computing
  • Added Cell Medicine (published by Cognizant Communication Corporation)
  • Added Core Evidence (published by Dove Press)
  • Added Current Biomarker Findings (published by Dove Press)
  • Added Degenerative Neurological and Neuromuscular Disease (published by Dove Press)
  • Added Disseminate Knowledge
  • Added Estudos de Psicologia (Campinas)
  • Added European Journal of Business and Social Sciences (EJBSS)
  • Added European Journal of General Dentistry (published by Medknow)
  • Added Global Journal of Advance Research on Classical and Modern Geometries
  • Added Global Journal of Research on Medicinal Plants & Indigenous Medicine
  • Added IARTEM e-journal
  • Added IBMRD’s Journal of Management Research
  • Added IJPUB – International Peer Reviewed, Open Access Journal (also see International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts (IJCRT))
  • Added International New Arts and Sciences Research Journal – look out for malware/viruses
  • Added International Bulletin of Drug Research
  • Added International Education and Leadership
  • Added International Invention of Scientific Journal (IISJ)
  • Added International Journal for Engineering and Emerging Technologies (IJFEET)
  • Added International Journal of Advanced Computer Research (published by ACCENTS Journals)
  • Added International Journal of Advanced Computer Technology “COMPUSOFT” (IJACT)
  • Added International Journal of Advanced Research in Education Technology and Management (IJARETM)
  • Added International Journal of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology
  • Added International Journal of Computer Science and Management Studies
  • Added International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts (IJCRT) (also see IJPUB)
  • Added International Journal of Education and Science Research Review (IJESRR)
  • Added International Journal of Electronics, Communication and Soft Computing Science and Engineering (IJECSCSE)
  • Added International Journal of Electronics and Computer Science Engineering
  • Added International Journal of Engineering, Economics And Management (IJEEM)
  • Added International Journal of Engineering Research and Sports Science (IJERSS)
  • Added International Journal of Innovative Technology and Adaptive Management (IJITAM)
  • Added International Journal of Latest Research in Humanities and Social Science (IJLRHSS)
  • Added International Journal of Learning and Teaching (IJLT)
  • Added International Journal of Lifescience and Pharma Research (IJLPR)
  • Added International Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Research
  • Added International Journal of Medicine and Public Health (published by Phcog.Net)
  • Added International Journal of Multidisciplinary Consortium (IJMC) (published by Modern Rohini Education Society)
  • Added International Journal of Nanomedicine (published by Dove Press)
  • Added International Journal of Novel Research and Development (IJNRD)
  • Added International Journal of Occupational Safety and Health (IJOSH) (published by Nepal Journals OnLine, NepJOL)
  • Added International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology (IJRCOG)
  • Added International Journal of Research and Applications (IJRA)
  • Added International Journal of Research in Computer Applications and Robotics (IJRCAR)
  • Added International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences (IJRMS)
  • Added International Journal of Scientific Management and Development (IJSMD) (published by Kian Pajouhan Inst)
  • Added Internet Journal of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology (published by ChanRe Journals)
  • Added Istoriâ Zmievskogo kraâ
  • Added Journal of Academia and Industrial Research
  • Added Journal of Engineering Technology (JoET) (hijacker of a legitimate journal)
  • Added Journal of English Language Teaching and Linguistics
  • Added Journal of FisheriesSciences.com
  • Added Journal of International Oral Health (published by Medknow)
  • Added Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics (published by Medknow)
  • Added Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology (JPAM)
  • Added Journal of Scientometric Research (published by eManuscript, a publishing division of Phcog.Net)
  • Added Journal of the Pancreas (JOP)
  • Added Journal of Young Pharmacists
  • Added Jurnal Teknologi Informasi Dan Komunikasi Dalam Pendidikan (published by Universitas Negeri Medan)
  • Added Jurnal Teknologi Pendidikan (published by Universitas Negeri Medan)
  • Added Jurnalul de Chirurgie
  • Added Mintage Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Sciences
  • Added Mitteilungen Saechsischer Entomologen (published by James Publications)
  • Added National Journal of Commerce and Management (NJCM)
  • Added North American Journal of Medical Sciences (published by Medknow)
  • Added Nursing and Midwifery Studies (published by Medknow)
  • Added Oncology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Reports (published by eManuscript, a publishing division of Phcog.Net)
  • Added Oriental Journal of Chemistry
  • Added Pharmacognosy Magazine (published by Phcog.Net)
  • Added Pharmacognosy Research (published by Medknow)
  • Added Pharmacognosy Reviews (published by Phcog.Net)
  • Added Research Revolution
  • Added Revista Iberoamericana de las Ciencias Biológicas y Agropecuarias (CIBA)
  • Added Revista Iberoamericana para la Investigación y el Desarrollo Educativo (RIDE)
  • Added RGUSH Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (published by eManuscript, a publishing division of Phcog.Net)
  • Added Society: Politics, Economics, Law (Obŝestvo: Politika, Èkonomika, Pravo) (published by LLC Publishing House KHORS)
  • Added The IIOAB Journal
  • Added The Turkish Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation Journal

April 24, 2018

  • Added a note about Econjournals
  • Added a note about Eurasian Publications
  • Added a connection to Novelty Journals
  • Added a connection to Paper Publications
  • Added a connection to Research Publish Journals
  • Added SAE Publications (Scientific and Academica Editores Publication house, SAEP)
  • Added SciTech Central Inc.
  • Added Social Science Journals (a website created by three predatory publishers)

March 20, 2018

  • Added Journal of Integrative Neuroscience to the Hijacked Journals list
  • Removed Journal of Engineering Technology from the Hijacked Journals list

March 19, 2018

  • Added a note to Applied Science Innovations
  • Added a note to ICTACT Journal
  • Added a note to Id Press / ID Design
  • Added a link to INPRESSCO (International Press Corporation)
  • Added AGU Publications (website is not working, so I have listed all their journals in the Standalone Journals section)
  • Added Lupine Publishers
  • Added a note to MDPI
  • Added Scimaze Group (Scimaze Publishers)

February 21, 2018

  • Added Cambridge Scholars Publishing (CSP)
  • Added Chembio Publishers
  • Added Crimson Publishers

January 30, 2018

  • Added a note to Frontiers
  • Added a new link to The Scientific Pages
  • Added Academic Solutions (child of Academic Publications Ltd. and Dynamic Publishers, both on the Beall’s list)
  • Added Bio-Byword Publishing PTY LTD
  • Added Gupta Publications
  • Added Scholarly Pages (new website of The Scientific Pages)

December 13, 2017

  • Removed Victo
  • Added GJ Publications (G J Publications)
  • Added International Peer Reviewed Journals and Books (IPRJB)
  • Added Research Center of Education and Science (RCES)
  • Added Synotec Publishers

November 18, 2017

  • Added a link to European-American Journals
  • Added a link and connection to International Scholarly Open Access Research (ISOAR)
  • Added a link to ScholArena
  • Added Victo
  • Added Center for Promoting Education and Research (CPER)
  • Added Cloud Journals (also Cloud Publications)
  • Added Consortia Academia
  • Added Edupedia Publications (see also International Scholarly Open Access Research)
  • Added Healthcare Bulletin
  • Added Incessant Nature Science Publishers (INSPublishers)
  • Added Innovision Health Media, Inc.
  • Added International Journal of Modern Research and Development (IJMRND)
  • Added IRDP Group of Journals (Innovative Research Developers and Publishers)
  • Added Prague Development Center (PRADEC)
  • Added PubMedHouse
  • Added Scientific Education

October 20, 2017

  • Added International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Engineering & Technology (IJARCET)
  • Added International Journal of Advanced Research in Electronics and Communication Engineering (IJARECE)
  • Added International Journal of Advanced Research in Innovative Discoveries in Engineering and Applications (IJARIDEA)
  • Added International Journal of Advanced Research in Management, Architecture, Technology and Engineering (IJARMATE)
  • Added International Journal of Advanced Research Trends in Engineering and Technology (IJARTET)
  • Added International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science (IJMTES)

October 14, 2017

  • Added International Refereed Journal of Scientific Research in Engineering (IRJSRE) – same fake editorial board as IJMER

October 9, 2017

  • Added Journal’s International Compliance Index (JIC Index) to the Misleading Metrics list

September 16, 2017

  • Added two new links to Science Publishing Group
  • Added AI Publications
  • Added a note to ICTACT Journal
  • Split Science Publications (www.thescipub.com) and Science Publications (www.sciencepublication.org)
  • Added another name to BioIT international Journals (Bi International Journals)
  • Added a note to Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research (MCSER)
  • Added a new name to OMICS International
  • Added Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
  • Added ARCTIC Journal to the Hijacked Journals list
  • Added Journal of Engineering Technology (JoET) to the Hijacked Journals list

July 20, 2017

  • Added Globeedu Group (the group’s journals are already on the Beall’s list, but the group didn’t have a website before)

July 2, 2017

  • Added eScientific Research (eSciRes)

June 13, 2017

  • Added Asian Journal of Applied Science and Technology

May 19, 2017

  • Added a note to Frontiers

May 6, 2017

  • Added a new link to Transylvanian Review on the Hijacked Journals list