Publishing Ethics

Double-blind peer review guidelines

For journals that use double-blind peer review, the identities of both reviewers and authors are concealed from each other throughout the review. To f...
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Plagiarism complaints


Plagiarism complaints
Plagiarism is committed when one author uses another work (typically the work of another author) without permission, credit,...
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Article withdrawal


Farname recognizes the importance of the integrity and completeness of the scholarly record to researchers and librarians and attaches the highes...
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Misconduct | Data fabrication / data falsification

What to do when misconduct is beyond the means of Journal Editors to investigate?
If allegations of scientific misconduct cannot be resolved or if...
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Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions
Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the ...
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Authorship & contributorship


Authorship & contributorship
Authorship
The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors Recommendations for the Co...
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Patient consent

Appropriate consents, permissions and releases must be obtained where authors wish to include case details or other personal information or images of ...
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Duties of Editors


Publication Decisions
The editor of a learned journal is solely and independently responsible for deciding which of the articles submitte...
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Legal guide for editors concerning ethics issues


Introduction
Your responsibilities as an editor of a journal include the vetting and reviewing of articles submitted by authors. In most cases this...
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General guidelines (all decision trees)


Gather information: Who is making the complaint or raising the issue and who should then become involved?
External editor and internal pu...
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Duties of the Publisher

Guardianship of the scholarly record.
These guidelines have been written with all these requirements in mind but especially recognising that it is ...
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Farname's policy

Farname recognizes the importance of the integrity and completeness of the scholarly record to researchers and librarians and attaches the highest imp...
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Peer review

Reviewers play a central role in scholarly publishing. Peer review helps validate research, establish a method by which it can be evaluated, and incre...
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Duties of Authors


Duties of Authors
Reporting Standards.
Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work...
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Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) GUIDELINES ON GOOD PUBLICATION PRACTICE

Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) GUIDELINES ON GOOD PUBLICATION PRACTICE
Why the guidelines were developed
COPE was founded in 1997 ...
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