Allows the user to check and find (allegedly) predatory journals based on Beall's list available at . As part of a research project, the data from the website has been scraped with web scraping algorithms and manual work. The package includes a search function and direct access to this database of predatory journals. The use of this tool should facilitate the detection of predatory publications by researchers and librarians.

Documentation

Manual: predatory.pdf
Vignette: How to use predatory

Maintainer: Marcelo Perlin <marceloperlin at gmail.com>

Author(s): Marcelo Perlin*

Install package and any missing dependencies by running this line in your R console:

install.packages("predatory")

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Package predatory
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Version 1.1
Published 2017-01-12
License GPL-2
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CRAN checks predatory check results
Package source predatory_1.1.tar.gz