Cabell's - Journalytics is list of journals that are NOT predatory based on criteria. Predatory Reports is list of questionable journals and journals under review.
Web of Science Journal Metrics
Scopus (free) Journal Metrics
Sherpa/Romeo - RoMEO is a searchable database of publisher's policies regarding the self- archiving of journal articles on the web and in Open Access repositories.
Google Maps - Look at the street view of a publishers address using Google Maps. Does it look like the type of office you would expect a publisher to operate from?
Consider the database inclusion criteria:
When evaluating scholarly journals, try to find as many of these positive indicators as possible.
A note about PubMed journals. Some predatory journals may show up in PubMed due to Public Access policies but are not INDEXED by PubMed. To find journals 'indexed' in PubMed, go here. Search the title and look under Current indexing status (example below). Contact the Library for assistance.
Here are some definite red flags to consider.
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