Weekend Long Read: The Chinese Scholars Taking On Fraud in Academic Journals
One warning can cause a journal to lose 70 million yuan ($10.1 million) in yearly revenue, but Yang Liying and her team did not anticipate this magnitude of the impact when they published the Early Warning Journal List in 2020.
As a researcher and director of the Department of Bibliometrics and Evaluation at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Literature and Information Center, Yang has led efforts in recent years to protect research integrity in academic journals. The release of the Early Warning List of International Journals was one such attempt that has had a global impact.
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