Friday, January 23rd 12:30pm-2pm, Alden Nowlan Grad House
Speakers include managing editor of academic journal and a collections librarian
Complimentary lunch to be provided
There have been a number of instances in popular media that have conducted ‘stings’ to publish bogus papers, or papers that have gone through the peer-review and editing process with egregious errors.
Maggie Simpson and Edna Krabappel published a paper together:
“Should we cite the crappy Gabor paper here?”:

As academics, we welcome the campus community at all levels for a discussion of the degradation of the peer-review process through the open-access process.