predatory (1.1)

Tools for Detecting Predatory Publishers and Journals.

http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/predatory

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 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.

Maintainer: Marcelo Perlin
Author(s): Marcelo Perlin [aut, cre]

License: GPL-2

Uses: readr, stringr, ggplot2, testthat, knitr, rmarkdown

Released over 2 years ago.