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SILS alumnus evaluates integrity of open-access journals


Jeffrey BeallJeffrey Beall (MSLS ‘90), scholarly initiatives librarian, associate professor at the University of Colorado Denver for the past 13 years and alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has been tracking open-source journals since 2009. He has learned that academics are being deceived by those who claim their publications are open-access and then abuse the open-access model. Read more