This article highlights a practice that is becoming more widespread. We are seeing increasing incidences of unknown, new journals seeking to re-publish papers from conferences and workshops, with very little peer review. The sting in the tail is that the author has to pay for this privilege…

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Professor of Construction Management and Economics, University of Reading, UK. Editor-in-Chief, Construction Management and Economics (1992-2016). Programme Director, MSc Construction Management. School Director of Postgraduate Teaching Programmes.
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  1. Kheni A. Nongiba says:

    It is nice reading this. I have received request to publish in a journal my conference paper in the past on condition that I pay for the cost of publishing. I turned down the offer but I did not have any grounds to support my decision.

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