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Tips for choosing a legitimate open access journal

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Many researchers hesitate to publish open access (OA) for a variety of reasons. This reluctance to submit to OA journals and make research freely accessible could be triggered by several existing misconceptions about OA. In order to choose a legitimate OA journal, authors must be able to differentiate between reliable OA journals and the predatory ones.

This presentation will list a set of questions that authors can ask themselves before choosing an OA journal to submit their papers. These questions will indicate the authenticity of the concerned journal.

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Tips for choosing a legitimate open access journal

  1. 1. *DOAJ *OASPA
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