Misleading journals

The misleading, so-called hijacked journals are difficult to recognize: they create pseudo-pages of reputable, highly prestigious scientific journals where the data of the “real” journal are included to mislead those who wish to publish. Real journals on their website try to draw attention to the pseudo-page. It is important to double-check the website of the selected journal: the existence of older issues, contact details - these are often incomplete for misleading journals, etc. Journals that are generally reputable but have a lower impact factor are victims of counterfeiters.

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