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‘Avoid Publication In Predatory Or Dubious Journals’: UGC To Academia

UGC asked the academia to use research publications only from journals indexed in UGC-CARE List. University Grants Commission or UGC, the national higher education regulator, asked the academic community to avoid publication in predatory or dubious journals or participation in predatory conferences. UGC’s direction is coming after, according to …

Springer Nature journals unify their policy to encourage preprint sharing

For more than two decades, Nature and its sister journals have supported pre-publication sharing of manuscripts on preprint servers. Nature’s first editorial on this goes back to 1997 — although, back then, the practice was common only among physicists. By making early research findings accessible quickly and easily, preprints allow researchers …