Thinking of publishing in an open access journal? Will your tenure track committee notice if the journal has an obscure name? Why don't you publish in the Journal of Applied Public Health Research? Sounds too good to be true?
If you are interested, please read about this sting operation:
I receive many emails per day inviting me to publish in reputable open access journals. My favorite quote is this:
"We are ardent to promote erudite, pragmatic, and contemporaneous research" This is from a journal supposedly based in San Diego. .
There are more interesting guidelines for selecting a reputable journal here: