Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a way to request books, articles, and other materials that the Everett Library does not have. ILL is a service provided to you, but it does take some time.
Interlibrary Loan average turnaround time:
Article Requests / 5-7 business days / Delivered via email in most circumstances
Book Requests / 10-15 business days / Delivered via US Post
Cabell's Predatory Reports is a tool for fighting back against a growing trend that threatens to undermine scholarly communication.
Students and faculty should use this database to evaluate the academic integrity of a journal. This database does not provide journal articles, only evaluations of journals. You may search by title, discipline, ISSN, country, and publisher.
Cabell's evaluative process is thoroughly documented. Each summary contains the basic information necessary in identifying a predatory journal. This includes the title of the journal, its publisher, any claimed ISSNs, geographic location, website, open access and launch date. In every report, they categorize and detail each violation and provide a transparent view of the investigated journal.
To achieve these reports specialists analyze over 60 behavioral indicators, screening for everything from misleading metrics to irregular publication practices. Their criteria-based methodology, informed by industry expertise and community support, objectively evaluates whether a journal is predatory. A complete record of when, what and why a journal is put in Predatory Reports gives users the ability to see deceptive behaviors first-hand and to make clear and safe decisions.
The academic community is an integral part of the solution. Cabell welcomes any tips, leads or suggestions in identifying specific fraudulent operations or behaviors. Let them know at email@example.com.
Learn more at Cabell's Predatory Reports website.