Predatory journals take advantage of researchers, faculty, students, and other authors by luring them to publish in a questionable journal. Some key characteristics of questionable journals are
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Open access does not mean a journal is predatory.
Not all Open Access journals are fee-based.
Fee-based publication does not mean a journal is predatory.
Not all journals with questionable practices are predatory.