NIH announcement (Nov. 3, 2017)
With the proliferation of journal titles and frequent email solicitations for manuscripts, it can be challenging for authors to determine whether a journal is reputable.
Many tools exist for identifying suitable journals where you can submit your manuscript. See, for example, the HSL Writer's Guide.
Ways to identify reputable journals include:
Predatory or disreputable journals can be defined as journals that "do not follow best publication practices." For example: