The Open Scholarship Initiative (OSI) is a diverse, inclusive, global network of high level experts and stakeholder reps
working together in partnership with UNESCO to develop broadly accepted, comprehensive, sustainable solutions to the future of open scholarship that work for everyone everywhere.
The Dolos list records predatory, parasitic, or pseudoscientific publishers and journals, doubtful newspapers, false whitelists, organizations promoting pseudoscientific informations, and dubious or fake conferences organizers.
Concerns are often raised about the perceived quality and transparency of publication processes for Southern journals. This, in turn, limits the perceived credibility of the research published within those journals.
The Journal Publishing Practices and Standards (JPPS) framework provides detailed assessment criteria for the quality of publishing practices of Southern journals and is initially being used to assess the journals hosted on JOL platforms.