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Recently read (21-27 April): Predatory publishing, languages, quitting and persevering - Achilleas Kostoulas
This week’s collection of noteworthy stories, articles and posts looks into academic publishing practices (predatory and mainstream), celebrates language preservation, contemplates quitting the Ivory Tower, and reminds readers to persevere in adversity. Junk papers, redux After the Bohannon sting of open access journals, and the Springer retractions, here’s (yet another) story demonstrating just how low the standards of predatory …