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Illegitimate & Predatory Publishing: Resources at Pitt

A guide to assist in the identification of illegitimate and predatory publishing.

Helpful Resources at Pitt

Instructional Tutorials @ ULS

Each ULS tutorial introduces and teaches an information seeking concept or skill. In order to view and use these tutorials, users should download Adobe Shockwave Player 7 or later. The tutorials are best viewed using speakers or headphones.


OSCP @ PittThe Office of Scholarly Communication and Publishing (OSCP) can help! 

The OSCP staff handle the intersection of the library and publishing and sharing research. As experts on Open Access, the OSCP publishes over 40 Open Access journals, administers the Open Access Author Fee Fund, and delivers copyright and self-archiving services and education around campus. 

Ask us your questions about publishers using the form below, or make an appointment with our Scholarly Communications Librarian