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Letters Predatory journals

Reputable publishers and transparency about profits

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 11 February 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h708
  1. Imti Choonara, emeritus professor in child health1
  1. 1Academic Division of Child Health (University of Nottingham), Medical School, Derbyshire Children’s Hospital, Derby DE22 3DT, UK
  1. imti.choonara{at}

Although I welcome the editorial on predatory journals,1 I was concerned about the lack of information on “reputable publishers.” Predatory journals are accused of having financial gain as their motive and …

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