What is W category journals?

What is W category journals?

W Category: Journals listed in Journal Citation Report (JCR) of ISI having Impact Factor. X Category: Experts groups certify that they are top, recognized journals in the subject of archival quality.

How do you find a predatory journal?

6 Ways to Spot a Predatory Journal

  1. Always check the website thoroughly.
  2. Check if the journal is a member of DOAJ, COPE, OASPA or STM.
  3. Check the journal’s contact information.
  4. Research the editorial board.
  5. Take a look at their peer review process and publication timelines.
  6. Read through past issues of the journal.

Is Clute a predatory journal?

While most of the predatory publishing outlets on Beall’s list are based outside of North America, some thrive in the United States. One lucrative example is the Clute Institute, founded by an accounting professor in Colorado in 1985, which now includes 15 journals, encompassing business, health, and education fields.

How reputable is Hindawi?

Many of the Hindawi journals are being criticised for their poor review quality without chief editors and publishing low standards of research contents. The company had a 40% article acceptance rate.

Is Vernon Press legitimate?

We are very pleased to announce that Vernon Press is now acknowledged on the Polish List (Polish List of Recognized Scientific Publishers) as a Level 1 scientific book publisher by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the Science Evaluation Commission (KEN).

What is medallion in journal?

Definition 14 [Medallion] Similarly, the predictive assessment of any X or Y category journal being promoted to W category at time in the future. The purpose of Medallion is to provide that predictive assessment based on the distance from the relative threshold selected for W Category in a given year.

Is Hindawi good publisher?

Hindawi is not yet considered a prestigious publishing house. But, I think it is growing in terms of citations and popularity. Especially in the time of “publish or perish” ideology, the trends of spreading and sharing research has become similar to social media. All you need to do is to find the right audience.