[visionlist] strange solicitations
iam.palat at gmail.com
Tue May 10 18:55:46 -04 2022
I believe those are pretty common, and if you check your spam folder you
might find even more of them.
It's all among those "predatory journal/conference" types of scams, I
They try to get you to submit work and then pay a publication fee of some
Some sites have lists of predatory publishing groups and companies to avoid.
On Tue, May 10, 2022 at 7:15 PM Todd, James <todd.44 at osu.edu> wrote:
> Dear colleagues.
> I have recently been inundated with strange requests to submit articles to
> journals on topics that have no possible connection to my research, or to
> present invited papers at technical conferences in fields that are
> unrelated to mine. I have included a single example below. Have any of you
> received similar solicitations? It seems pretty obvious this is part of a
> scam, but I am curious about the motivation for it. Do they expect to make
> money off of page charges?
> Jim Todd
> *Dear Dr. James T Todd,*
> Greetings from Scientific Archives!
> It gives us immense pleasure to invite you to write a review on your
> research interest *“The many facets of shape.” *for consideration and
> publication in forthcoming issue to be published in
> Journal of Clinical Haematology
> *Basic Guidelines for Review article:*
> - Review article should contain abstract (maximum of 300 words) and
> 5-7 keywords.
> - There is no limit for number of words, images, and tables. However,
> in case of mini review, it should not exceed 3000 words.
> - You have the freedom to restate the issues discussed but do not
> summarize the focal articles exactly in the same way.
> *Note:* We are also considering original research, reviews, case studies,
> commentaries, letters
> Authors may submit their manuscripts online at
> or directly as an email attachment to this email.
> The deadline for submission of manuscript is July 10, 2022.
> Kindly, let me know as soon as possible if you are interested in
> submitting a manuscript for our journal issue. It is an opportunity to take
> part in and to influence future trends in one of the fastest growing fields
> of research.
> We will be looking forward to hearing a positive response from you soon.
> Have a great & Healthy day ahead!!
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