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Table 3 Thematic categories covered by the checklists (oldest to most recently published)

From: Checklists to detect potential predatory biomedical journals: a systematic review

Study Categories covered by checklist*
Journal Operations Article Editorial and Peer Review Communications Article Processing Charge Dissemination, indexing + archiving
Checklists from electronic journal databases n = 53
 [REFERENCE CHECKLIST] Shamseer, 2017 [13] X X X X X X
 Beall, 2012 [10] X X X X X X
 Beall, 2013 [15] X X X X   
 Crawford, 2014 [82]   X X   X  
 Knoll, 2014 [83] X   X X X X
 Lukic, 2014 [84] X   X X   X
 Beall, 2015 [85] X X X X X X
 Bhad, 2015 [86] X    X X X
 Bradley-Springer, 2015 [87] X    X   
 Hemmat Esfe, 2015 [88] X   X X X  
 INANE Predatory Publishing Practices Collaborative, 2015 [89] X   X X   
 Pamukcu Gunaydin, 2015 [90] X X   X X  
 Proehl, 2015 [91] X   X X   
 Stone, 2015 [92] X   X X   
 Yucha, 2015 [93] X   X X   
 Cariappa, 2016 [94] X X X X   
 Carroll, 2016 [95] X   X X   
 Dadkhah, 2016 [96] X   X X X X
 Fraser, 2016 [97] X   X X X  
 Glick, 2016 [98] X   X X X  
 Glick, 2016a [99]   X X X X  
 Hansoti, 2016 [100] X X X    X
 Morley, 2016 [101] X    X X X
 Nolan, 2016 [102] X   X   X X
 Ward, 2016 [103] X X X X X X
 Abadi, 2017 [16] X X X X X X
 Balehegn, 2017 [30]       X
 Berger, 2017 [17] X   X X X X
 Das, 2017 [18] X   X   X X
 Erfanmanesh, 2017 [19] X X X X X X
 Eriksson, 2017 [20] X X X X X X
 Janodia, 2017 [21] X X    X  
 Khan, 2017 [22] X   X X X X
 Klyce, 2017 [23] X X X X   X
 Manca, 2017 [24] X X    X X
 Miller, 2017 [25] X   X    X
 Misra, 2017 [26] X X X X X X
 Mouton, 2017 [27] X   X X   X
 Oren, 2017 [28] X X X X   
 Shamseer, 2017 [13] X X X X X X
 Stratton, 2017 [29]    X X X X
 Ajuwon, 2018 [33] X   X X X X
 Bowman, 2018 [34] X X X X X X
 Gerberi, 2018 [35] X X X    
 Kokol, 2018 [37]   X     
 Lewinski, 2018 [38]   X X X   X
 McCann, 2018 [31] X   X X X X
 Memon, 2018 [39] X   X X X  
 Nnaji, 2018 [40] X X X X X X
 O’Donnell, 2018 [32] X X X X X X
 Pamukcu Gunyadin, 2018 [36] X   X X   X
 Power, 2018 [41] X   X X X X
 Richtig, 2018 [42] X X X X X X
 Wikipedia 2019 [104] X   X   X X
TOTALS /53 checklists from electronic journal databases (n, %) 47, 89 24, 45 45, 85 42, 79 34, 64 34, 64
Checklists from university library websites n = 30
 Carlson, 2014 [43] X    X   
 Clark, 2015 [1] X   X   X X
 University of Edinburgh, 2015 [44] X    X   
 Africa Check, 2017 [45] X   X    X
 Cabell’s – Clarivate, 2017 [46] X X X X X X
 Duke University Medical Center, 2017 [47] X X X   X X
 University of Calgary, 2017 [48] X X X   X  
 Coopérer en information scientifique et technique, 2018 [49] X   X X X X
 Eaton, University of Calgary, 2018 [50] X   X X   X
 Lapinksi, Harvard, 2018 [51]       X
 Sorbonne Université, 2018 [52] X   X X X X
 University of Alberta, 2018 [54] X    X X X
 University of British Columbia, 2018 [53] X X X X X X
 University of Toronto Libraries, 2018 [55] X X X X X X
 Dalhousie University, 2019 [56] X    X X X
 McGill University, 2019 [57] X   X X   X
 McMaster University, 2019 [58] X   X X X X
 Prater, 2019 [59] X X X   X  
 Ryerson University Library, 2019 [60] X X X X X  
 Université Laval, 2019 [61] X   X X X X
 University of Cambridge, 2019 [62] X X X X X X
 University of Pretoria, 2019 [63] X   X X X X
 University of Queensland Library, 2019 [65] X   X X X X
 University of Queensland Library, 2019a [64] X X X    X
 University of Witwatersrand, 2019 [66] X X X X X X
 Canadian Association of Research Libraries, ND [67] X X X X X X
 Columbia University Libraries, ND [68] X   X    
 Technion Library, ND [69] X X     X
 UC Berkley, ND [70] X    X X X
 University of Ottawa Scholarly Communication, ND [71] X   X X   X
Totals /30 checklists from university library websites (n, %) 29, 97 12, 40 23, 77 21, 70 20, 67 24, 80
Checklists from YouTube n = 10
 Robbins S. Western Sydney University, 2015 [72] X   X X X  
 Attia, 2017 [73] X   X X   
 Kysh, USC Keck School of Medicine, 2017 [74] X   X   X X
 McKenna, Rhodes University, 2017 [75] X X   X   
 Nicholson, University of Witwatersrand, 2017 [76] X X X X X X
 Raszewski 2017 [77]    X X X  
 Seal-Roberts, Springer Healthcare, 2017 [78] X   X X X  
 Menon, SCMS Group of Educational Institutions, India and Berryman, Cabells, 2018 [79] X   X X X X
 Office of Scholarly Communication, Cambridge University, 2018 [80] X X X   X X
 Weigand, 2018 UNC Libraries [81] X   X X   
Totals /10 checklists from YouTube (n, %) 9, 90 3, 30 9, 90 8, 80 7, 70 4, 40
TOTAL (n, %) 85, 91 39, 42 77, 83 71, 93 61, 66 62, 67
  1. *Categories as described by Cobey et al. 2018 [3]