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Ayer tuvo lugar el primer @TEDxUValencia organizado por alumnos d la @UV_EG en el q participé con la charla "Cómo publicar Ciencia y no morir en el intento". Os hago un resumen hasta q tengamos la grabación 1/9 🧵 Image
En la actualidad se publican más d 6 millones d artículos científicos al año. Esto q puede ser indicativo del enorme avance científico plantea la duda d si ¿realmente todos estos artículos tienen suficiente rigor científico? 2/9 Image
Al principio los científicos mantenían relaciones epistolares, d entre las más famosas se encuentra la correspondencia que mantuvieron #DarwinWallace acerca d la variación y la distribución d las especies y q contribuyó significativamente a elaborar la #TeoríaDeLaEvolución 3/9 Image
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I know y'all are wondering what's going on with my "un-debut" and what happened. I have a long thread for y'all on #PredatoryPublishing and being careful on who gets to release your stories...

When I signed my with Bound to Brew contract I was ECSTATIC! I felt like I finally "made it". I reached the arbitrary bench mark in publishing. I gained a publicist and an additional editor on my team. B2B was a small publisher but I wanted to give them a chance.
The call went very well. I laid out my goals for starting my career with this novel. I'm breaking into the fantasy genre with this book. The team was cool with my plans and wanted to help in any way they could. When the paperwork came in I had my editor...
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Today we are exposing two predatory journals: the International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR) ( and the Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR) (
We submitted a spoof paper titled "Possible applications of immunology principles in dealing with viral attacks on computer networks: A hypothesis" which got accepted by both journals.
The paper is completely non-sensical. We used an AI- based random text generator to write this paper.…
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Here is an example of exactly HOW NOT to design a study and publish.
A grp of #ayurveda vaidyas published:💡Clinical Improvement In #COVID19 #patients With Timely Intervention Of Panchagavya: Preliminary Finding
💵International Journal of Pharmacological Research
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First, choice of #journal. Choose one indexed in valid scientific databases - eg @Scopus, Medline @NCBI, @embase, @EBSCO, @webofscience. International Journal of Pharmacological Research is indexed👇😶
Just bcoz its on Google doesn't mean its quality. #pseudoscience #fake
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There R indexed and impactful journals charging #openaccess fee (eg @JHEP_Reports) if the institute can afford it. Most quality indexed, impactful journals (eg @HEP_Journal) dont have open access fee to publish, but #Subscription fee for persons to read #published study.
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