Stinging the Predators: A collection of papers that should never have been published

Zen Faulkes
2018 Figshare  
This ebook collects academic papers and conference abstracts that were meant to be so terrible that nobody in their right mind would publish them. All were submitted to journals and conferences to expose weak or non-existent peer review and other exploitative practices. Each paper has a brief introduction. Short essays round out the collection.238 pages (version 8.0).Version 1.0 released 26 July 2017.Version 2.0 released 28 July 2017 (two new entries).Version 3.0 released 31 July 2017 (two new
more » ... ntries).Version 3.1 released 7 August 2017 (error corrected).Version 4.0 released 16 February 2018 (one new entry).Version 4.1 released 16 February 2018 (journal PDF replaced copied text).Version 5.0 released 4 July 2018 (one new entry).Version 6.0 released 26 July 2018 (one new entry).Version 6.1 released 28 July 2018 (journal PDF replaced copied text).Version 7.0 released 29 September 2018 (one new entry).Version 8.0 released 3 October 2018 (one new entry featuring two new papers).
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.5248264.v13 fatcat:uwqqkwziavbnbapzlmcwydmvqu