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predatory

adjective bloodthirsty, carnivorous, depredatory, devouring, greedy, living by prey, lupine, pillaging, plundering, praedabundus, praedatorius, predative, raiding, rapacious, raptorial, ravaging, ravening, ravenous, spoliatory, voracious, vulturine, vulturous, wolfish
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Some indicators that can help an author know if they are dealing with a predatory journal are:
Although the lead author was not blind as to whether the articles were published in a predatory or non-predatory journal, the reviewers were blind.
In conclusion, academicians must be vigilant and cautious for predatory journals promising rapid reviewing and publishing for any paper.
The county said that the predatory lending practices resulted in a higher number of foreclosures in urban Chicago.
More often than not, these predatory publishers will promise an expedited review and acceptance for publication, with the date of submission, review, and acceptance all occurring in close proximity; minimal to nonexistent review processes; no contact information for the editor; a fabricated editorial board; and mimicry of legitimate journal titles (INANE, 2014).
In terms of one's own health, think about the stress a faculty member might experience if, after a good deal of work and potentially money paid to predatory publishers, the tenure or promotion is denied because the journals lack credibility.
Jeffrey Beall, a librarian known for coining the term predatory publisher, has written extensively on the topic.
They eliminated predatory loans, but not reckless loans.
The reason I say predatory journals/publishers is because there were only predatory publishers at first," says Beall.
Generally speaking, the predatory credit market is a subset of the subprime market.
Predatory behavior, commonly called "prey drive" in our pet dogs, is an instinctive or natural desire to chase, capture, and kill prey.