Authors: Heru Santoso Wahito Nugroho1, Bambang Hadi Sugito2, Sahrir Sillehu3, Bahtiar4
1Health Polytechnic of Surabaya, Indonesia; 2Health Polytechnic of Surabaya, Indonesia;
3Institute of Health Science “Maluku Husada”, 4Health Polytechnic of Makassar, Indonesia;
“Beall’s List” a personal blog that for ten years had existed as a reference for avoiding predatory publishers and journals has disappeared for no apparent reason, but soon there had been “Stop Predatory Journals” as a replacement website built anonymously by a small group of scientists . Until now this successor website has helped many scientists not to get trapped by predatory journals and publishers.
Keywords: Predatory journals, predatory publishers, fake metrics.