The Chronicle of Higher Education
August 30, 2016
The rising number of predatory journals has become a major blight on academic publishing, deceiving authors, their institutions, and the wider scientific community.
And now the federal government is fighting back.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, in its first such foray into academic publishing, filed a civil complaint this month in federal court in Nevada against one of the largest publishers of online science journals, OMICS Group Inc.