Predatory journals claiming that they follow all the ICMJE recommendations

Potential predatory journals are colonizing the ICMJE recommendations list of followers. R Dal-Ré, A Marušić. Neth J Med. 2019;77(2):92–96. Link: http://www.njmonline.nl/getpdf.php?id=2093 ; PMID: 30895939. Recently several predatory journals seem to claim that they follow all the ICMJE (The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors) recommendations to gain the appearance of legitimacy. The term ‘predatory journals’ […]

Duplicate publication: What an editor can do?

Sunil Dogra, Savita Yadav Duplicate publication: What an editor can do? Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2010;76:99-102 The authors explain what “Duplicate publication” in medical journals is all about and discuss how editors, peer reviewers and authors should deal with this serious issue. From simple actions like sensitizing authors through “Instructions to contributors”, to using […]