Tools for Detecting Predatory Publishers and Journals

Allows the user to check and find (allegedly) predatory journals based on Beall's list available at < https://scholarlyoa.com/>. As part of a research project, the data from the website has been scraped with web scraping algorithms and manual work. 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.


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install.packages("predatory")

1.1 by Marcelo Perlin, 3 months ago


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/predatory


Authors: Marcelo Perlin [aut, cre]


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


GPL-2 license


Imports stringr, readr

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown, testthat, ggplot2


See at CRAN