Dear forum, i think i have seen posts about phishing publishers earlier here, but i cannot find them at the mo i have received an offer from lap lambert academic publishing to publish my thesis and i am just wondering whether or not this is a scum did anyone come across similar offers your advice is. This is no small thing, as your thesis is the cornerstone of the next few years of your academic career, at least in disciplines where theses appear as books do not publish with lap lambert or other self-publication schemes it won't help your career, it won't impress hiring or postdoc committees, and it won't. We suggest that you start by considering the publishers who publish the books you use for your research note that vanity publishers, print-on-demand and publishers specialising in publishing theses (for example lap: lambert academic publishing) are not considered to be commercial publishers. It is good to know that lambert academic publishing, for example, uses the same phrases in their email solicitations as scholars' press, which shares the same address as vdm publishing you need to know most thesis and dissertation authors seek to publish at least part of their thesis or dissertation. The most dominating of these publishers is lambert academic publishing (lap) a subsidiary of vdm verlag lambert specialises in the publication of theses, but is not considered a bonafide academic publisher as they merely reproduce theses without any editorial oversight, ie they do not apply the basic.
The company publishes even articles from wikipedia and sell them for profit on amazon they do spam people plagiarism is not a concern for them they charge high prices for mediocre content they hide under different names ( lap lambert academic publishing , editions universitaires européennes. The first page of results contained links like “lambert academic publishing: a must to avoid,” “why you shouldn't publish with lap lambert, german publishing house,” and “lambert academic publishing (or how not to publish your thesis)” the bloggers and academics who'd written these posts had. Newly minted university of pittsburgh master's and doctorate holders may receive an e-mail from lambert academic publishing, offering to publish your thesis or dissertation as a book while this sounds flattering, there is no real advantage to taking up the offer googling lambert academic publishing will bring up a. I received an email from an associate from lap lambert academic publishing some time back, stating that they found my thesis entitled “application of gis in the study of land cover distribution, geomorphometry, terrain and water quality in asi khola subwatershed” in the library at kathmandu university.
Every year, thousands of university graduates from all over the world are contacted by one of the 24 members of the german consortium vdm publishing, which includes éditions universitaires européennes (eue), presses académiques francophones (paf) and lambert academic publishing (lap. They [lambert] claim your intellectual property and publish it without proper peer review or academic editorial process, which means that they have just devalued your thesis that you might otherwise have revised, improved, and published in a more appropriate scholarly outlet (in whole or in part) this is. Secondly, i have been spammed from 'scholars' press', an imprint of vdm publishing or omniscriptum publishing google one of them and you will see, apart from their own site, 'vdm verlag dr muller – writer beware', 'lambert academic publishing, a must to avoid', 'who in the world is dr muller.
The capstone of my work there was a thesis project – a long-format paper examining the work of japanese animation director hayao miyazaki more than a year after completing my degree, i received an email from an “acquisitions editor” at lambert academic publishing ••• as stated by the media studies. Friends, following my note yesterday, i received a sad letter from a phd graduate who permitted lambert academic press (lap) to publish his thesis he commented that his supervisors said that this was fine – and that it is better to publish anywhere than not this is incorrect if no one buys the book, it is not better to publish.
Lap is a leading academic book publishing company specializes in making your theses, dissertations, and research projects available worldwide. As an experienced professor at the paris university - université paris diderot ( paris 7), i must say that lambert academic publishing does exactly what other publishers do: it publishes books in order to make some profits furthermore, lap publishes mainly ph d thesis - this means that the quality of the. Lambert academic publishing is a scam lap is a company based in mauritius and eastern europe that spams scholars who have published theses offering to republish them as books the naive and gullible agree, and after zero editing or reviewing (ch.