COPE #2. Authorship and contributorship

Journal clear policies (that allow for transparency around who contributed to the work and in what capacity) should be in place for requirements for authorship and contributorship as well as processes for managing potential disputes. View all authorship and contributorship of article by COPE: https://publicationethics.org/guidance?classification=2772  

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COPE #1. Allegations of misconduct

Journals should have a clearly described process or policy for handling allegations, however they are brought to the journal’s or publisher’s attention. Journals must take seriously allegations of misconduct pre-publication and post-publication. Policies should include how to handle allegations from whistleblowers. View all allegation of research misconduct by COPE: https://publicationethics.org/guidance?classification=2771  

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Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (Journal Website)based on COPE Standard

DOI: https://doi.org/10.24318/cope.2019.1.12https://doi.org/10.24318/cope.2019.1.12 Website: A journal’s website, including the text that it contains, shall demonstrate that care has been taken to ensure high ethical and professional standards. It must not contain information that might mislead readers or authors, including any attempt to mimic another journal/publisher’s site. An ‘Aims & Scope’ statement should […]

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