How my dog got on seven editorial boards

PAWS FOR THOUGHT

Ollie’s stellar academic run is an important reminder to doctors.


Many academics are on the receiving end of a flood of emails — often five or six a day — from journals seeking their involvement as authors, reviewers and editorial board members. 

They usually claim not to charge for this privilege — instead charging “processing” fees that can be in excess of $3,000.

Some may be reputable, but most are simply traps for gullible

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