Scientists find they must also research the journals they publish in

Open access scientific publishing efforts such as PLoS have been acclaimed in recent years, but there is also an increase in journals that publish articles based on payment rather than 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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