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Open Educational Resources (OER)

How to Search for Open Educational Resources

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Open Access Publishers to Avoid

Some open access scholarly publishers operate under questionable practices - for example with minimal or no peer review, charging fees after accepting papers, using editor's names without permission. [1]

If in doubt about the quality of a journal, check if it is a member of the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association or if it is listed in Ebscohost: Serials Directory  or the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) 

For a list of things to look for when assessing journal quality - both positive and negative - see Open Access Journal Quality Indicators at the Grand Valley State University.

1. Predatory open access publishing (2017). Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Predatory_open_access_publishing&oldid=760792711 )

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