[Purposes] This paper provides coping strategies and suggestions for the related adm inistrative departments, the journals'editorial departments,and authors to deal w ith the impersonation cheating behavior in ghostwriting and intermediary-publishing by some thesis intermediary websites. [Methods] Through investigation and research, w ith the help of web search engines, and by using the method of case study,this paper analyzed the harm of impersonation cheating behavior of some thesis intermediary websites, and then discussed the coping strategies. [Findings] The cheating behavior of some intermediary websites who impersonate as the journal producers causes greatharm,so the related administrative departments should strengthen their supervision in this area.Web search engine companies mustobey a strict self-discipline;some influential academy organizations and associations or scientific research institutes can initiate to build an intensive subm ission and review system;journals'editorial departments need to expand their web impact by themselves. In order to avoid being cheated, authors need to master some methods. [Conclusions] This paper can arouse the concerns of different social sectors to fight together, rectify the academic atmosphere of the whole society,effectively prevent the occurrence of academic misconduct, and protect the legitimate rights and interests of readers, authors and journals.
Thesis intermediary websites,