Transcript for graphic: Evaluating Sources. Is the source credible? Relevant? Reliable? Current? Reasonable? Accurate? Objective?
Always be wary of articles found on the Internet. The past decade has witnessed an explosive growth in the number of predatory journals and publishers. These journals are typified by the following characteristics:
(Courtesy of Stop Predatory Journals).
See this story of how one professor exposed the lack of peer-review in a predatory journal.
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