Well this is one way to beef up the ol’ citation count. Too bad the authors didn’t know it was happening. I tell you, you sign away your copyright and publishers think they can just walk all over you. But the quote of the day is this:

“If something like this were to happen with a publisher that has had a sterling reputation, then it is my belief that we are inclined to think that they had a glitch and that it wouldn’t happen again.” But with Emerald, “it does not seem out of character.”


Publisher Ran Identical Articles in Multiple Journals Without Acknowledgment, Librarian Finds, from The Chronicle of Higher Ed