How stakeholders can respond to the rise of predatory journals

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Predatory journals are a global and growing problem contaminating all domains of science. A coordinated response by all stakeholders (researchers, institutions, funders, regulators and patients) will be needed to stop the influence of these illegitimate journals.

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M.M.L. is supported by The Ottawa Hospital Anesthesia Alternate Funds Association. D.M. is supported by a University Research Chair.

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K.D.C. is the publications officer for the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. The other authors have no competing interests to declare.

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Lalu, M.M., Shamseer, L., Cobey, K.D. et al. How stakeholders can respond to the rise of predatory journals. Nat Hum Behav 1, 852–855 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-017-0257-4

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