Compared to their peak levels, publication volume has declined at MDPI by 27% and at Frontiers by 36%. What’s behind these declines, and how do they reflect the inherent risk in the APC open access model and different approaches to reputation management?
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Christos Petrou takes a look at the Guest Editor model for publishing and its recent impact on Hindawi and MDPI, as Clarivate has delisted some of their journals.
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Posted in Authority, Business Models, Christos Petrou, Clarivate, Controversial Topics, delisting, ethics, fraud, growth, guest editors, Hindawi, impact factor, MDPI, Metrics and Analytics, Open Access, openaccess, Social Role, special issues |