[Taxacom] Nova Publishers

John Grehan calabar.john at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 11:44:33 CDT 2012


My thanks for the comments I have received on this question. That provides
some clarification. John Grehan

On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 11:23 PM, Gerwin Kasperek <
g.kasperek at ub.uni-frankfurt.de> wrote:

>
> Quoting John Grehan <calabar.john at gmail.com>:
> >
> > With respect to previous comments on various dubious or predatory
> > publishers I would be very interested to know whether anyone knows about
> > Nova Publishers https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/
>
> We have many titles from Nova Publishers in our library (because for
> our special subject collection we collect all biology titles worldwide
> as long as titles are available with reasonable effort). From my
> experience, most Nova books seem to contain original research, but the
> title wording often suggests more importance or relevance to a topic
> than is really to be found inside. Often, Nova book titles suggest
> some kind of reference or text book, but contributions are not
> comprehensive, or rather too highly specialized (and maybe of
> sub-average quality).
>
> Regards
> Gerwin Kasperek
>
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