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Link in "Trust Me..." changed to one that doesn't yield a 404. (The name was correct, but still wouldn't work; I renamed the file itself.) http://walt.lishost.org/2016/01/trust-me-the-other-problem-with-87-of-bealls-lists/
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The bigger announcement: Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2015: A SPARC Project. Read about it here:
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The dataset for The Gold OA Landscape 2011-2014 is now available for download and use--not at figshare (which seems to have broken scripts, no matter what browser I use) but, for now, on my own website. For links and more information:
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Cites & Insights 16:2 (February-March 2016) is now available
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To celebrate today's sale of a PDF ebook copy of The Gold OA Landscape 2011-2014, I'll note the last pre-Xmas sale at Lulu (for print books only): 30% off, today through December 24, coupon code FORME30

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Another opportunity to buy The Gold OA Landscape 2011-2014 for $42: a 30% off sale at Lulu on print books, today and tomorrow (December 17, 2015, use coupon code FAMILY30
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If you're involved with/concerned about open access, you should be reading the Directory of Open Access Journals (doaj.org) news blog anyway (the "News" tab).

For starters, you could read the most recent post:
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As promised in earlier tweets: "Trust Me": the Other Problem with 87% of Beall's Lists. 
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Dan: Thanks. (Actually, compared to the DOAJ survey, this wasn't that hard, maybe 3-4 hours total. Of course, having the 35%-done DOAJ survey at hand didn't hurt.)
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Sigh. ,xlsx, not .xslx. Thanks to Thomas Munro, I've corrected the hyperlinks in this post, which should now actually work. Also: a bigger announcement later today, which will get its own notice here.
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Believe that Beall's lists are at least based on stated evidence? Read this...
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The semi-obligatory "Yes, I still read print books" post for 2015:
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Stuff that's not in the book: questionable (grade "C") and excluded journals by country, and a little status update.
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    rhetoric, 1962 - 1968