predatory: Tools for Detecting Predatory Publishers and Journals

Allows the user to check and find (allegedly) predatory journals based on Beall's list available at <>. As part of a research project, the data from the website has been scraped with a web scraping script. The package includes a search function and direct access to this database of predatory journals. The use of this tool should facilitate the detection of predatory publications by researchers and librarians.

Package details

AuthorMarcelo Perlin [aut, cre]
MaintainerMarcelo Perlin <>
Package repositoryView on CRAN
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predatory documentation built on Nov. 17, 2017, 4:21 a.m.