An investigation by Elisabeth Bik, Smut Clyde, Morty and Tiger BB8 reveals the workings of a paper mill. Its customers are Chinese doctors desperate for promotion. Apparently even journal editors are part of the scam, publishing fraudulent made-up science.
This guest post by “Morty” will show you some useful life hacks to boost your publication output. To qualify however, you must be Editor-in-Chief or at least editorial board member, preferably with Elsevier.
The journal Statistical Papers, with editorial office at the University of Dortmund rejects all manuscript submissions if the authors do not cite papers from this Springer-published journal. The editors claim it is not about impact factor rigging.
I publish exclusively two uncensored UCL screening panel reports into the David Latchman and Anastasis Stephanou affair. Now we know which papers were investigated and which requested retractions didn’t happen.