Journal of Clinical Nursing, Volume (30), Year (2021-7)

Title : ( Ten (Bad) reasons researchers publish their papers in hijacked journals )

Authors: Mehdi Dadkhah , Fariborz Rahimnia , Philip Darbyshire , Glenn Borchardt ,

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Every researcher and academic must now be aware of ‘predatory journals and conferences’. There is a voluminous literature on predatory journals and publishers, but another dangerous and unethical phenomena in academic publishing are ‘hijacked journals’. This term was coined by Dr. Mehrdad Jalalian, an Iranian editor, to describe fake websites that mimic authentic journals to attract submissions (Jalalian & Dadkhah, 2015). Hijacked journals are often more difficult to detect than other publishing predators. That is because their fake websites are often very sophisticated and detection may require an advanced level of information technology (IT) knowledge. There are some computer-based solutions for detecting hijacked journals (Shahri et al., 2018), but these solutions require advanced IT knowledge. Clark and Thompson (2017) describe five bad reasons people offer for publishing in predatory journals …


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author = {Dadkhah, Mehdi and Rahimnia, Fariborz and Philip Darbyshire and Glenn Borchardt},
title = {Ten (Bad) reasons researchers publish their papers in hijacked journals},
journal = {Journal of Clinical Nursing},
year = {2021},
volume = {30},
month = {July},
issn = {0962-1067},
keywords = {hijacked journals},


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%T Ten (Bad) reasons researchers publish their papers in hijacked journals
%A Dadkhah, Mehdi
%A Rahimnia, Fariborz
%A Philip Darbyshire
%A Glenn Borchardt
%J Journal of Clinical Nursing
%@ 0962-1067
%D 2021