The Research Cell of GL Bajaj Institute of Management and Research.PGDM Institute organized One-Day FDP “How to Avoid Publishing in Predatory Journals” from 2 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday, the 10th August, 2022. The Resource Person was Prof. (Dr.) Sumit Narula, Deputy Dean Research (Publications and Research) & Director, Amity School of Communication, Amity University Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior.
During the 2.30 hour session, Prof. Narula discussed how to identify Fake/Cloned/ Predatory Journals, how to avoid publishing in fake and dubious impact factor journals, how to check Databases like UGC Care, Scopus, Web of Science, ABDC etc. He also elaborated the importance of ORCID and DOI in research papers. In addition, Dr. Sumit Narula discussed how to choose open access journals.
It was an interactive and informative session, and it will help the participant to identify the journals more effectively and avoid the publication in predatory journals.
The entire session was very informative and appreciated by all.