This page can help you determine if an Open Access journal is a reputable publication or is predatory. If you have questions, please contact Jeff Bond at firstname.lastname@example.org, or any subject liaison librarian, who can help you make a determination.
There are many criteria ("indicators") to help you determine the reputability of an Open Access journal. Here are some important criteria, as suggested by librarians at Grand Valley State University:
The links below provide information on predatory open access journals and in some cases provide lists of journals that are suspected to be of poor reputability.