The Open Scholarship Initiative
Working together in partnership with UNESCO to create the global future of open


Deceptive publishing (also known as predatory publishing) has been a growing problem in scholarly publishing for years now. What do we know about it? What do we still need to know about it? How should the scholarly community respond?
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The demise of Beall’s list has left a void in scholarly communications. Contested as his original lists were, they brought focus to an important issue is research. The need for a resource like this still exists---predatory publishers aren’t going away. What should be done? Why? And by whom?
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