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This is a bot that checks several things about citations on requested pages.
This is a little bot that helps you check the validity of in page citations before reading. It is a little bot with big dreams, you can show it some love at: https://github.com/awiebe/mw-citation-check
Bad Citation Criteria
- Url hostname is of a known bad journal
- Journal Known to be predatory
- Journals known to have little or no review process (pay to publish)
- Un-parsable or Null date fields
- Book publisher name fuzzy matches with publications known to have specious claims
Warn citation criteria
- Date fuzzy (e.g. year only)