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Evaluating Journals Before You Publish

Learn how to spot potential predatory publishers and hijacked journals before you submit your articles for publication.

Open Access Spectrum Evaluation Tool

The Open Access Spectrum was developed by SPARC in collaboration with PLOS and OASPA. This tool displaysthe core components of open access across a spectrum indicating how closed or open a journal is based on its policies onreader rights, reuse rights, copyrights, author posting rights, automatic posting, and machine readability. (Source: How Open Is It?)

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