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Beall’s List of Predatory, Open Access Publishers

A list of predatory author-pays (Gold OA) publishers has been published by Jeffrey Beall, a metadata librarian with UC Denver Auraria Library. Beall defines predatory publishers as “those that unprofessionally exploit the author-pays model of open-access publishing (Gold OA) for their own profit.” Some of these publishers include:Warning sign with exc'amation point

To learn more about these publishers and their predatory practices, click Beall’s link here. The link is also accessible from our Open Access page, listed under “Gold OA”.

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National Nuclear Data Center

The National Nuclear Data Center is a repository of interactive data sets related to nuclear physics, maintained by the DOE’s Brookhaven National Laboratory. Site features include:Chart of Nuclides

 

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University Libraries’ Research Partners Program

The Boulder Labs Library has renewed privileges with the CU Boulder University Libraries’ Research Partners program. To receive borrowing privileges, NIST, NOAA, or NTIA personnel must show their Boulder Labs ID card at the circulation desk in the Norlin Library. Privileges include:CU Logo

Please note that privileges do NOT include remote access to databases. For more information, please contact our circulation desk

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Taylor & Francis introduces two Gold OA Options

Taylor & Francis will be introducing new fee-based (gold) Open Access-only journals, which will feature
rigorous peer review and accelerated online publication. Upcoming OA journal titles include:Taylor and Francis Open logo

Taylor & Francis also introduced a gold OA option for its standard journals, called Taylor & Francis Open Select. Articles will be freely available on the publisher’s online platform. Instructions for submission, including peer-review information and fees for either the OA-only or Open Select options, are available on the Taylor & Francis Open page.

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