Scientists find they must also research the journals they publish in

Open-access scientific publishing efforts such as PLoS ONE have been acclaimed in recent years, but there is also an increase in the number of journals that publish articles for a fee rather than based on peer-reviewed quality, according to this article. "Most people don't know the journal universe. They will not know from a journal's title if it is for real or not," said Dr. Steven Goodman, a dean and professor of medicine at Stanford University.

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