Initiatives and Guidelines


Research papers

Publication Ethics and Best Practices

Anand, G., & Joshi, M. (2019). Good publication practice guideline 3: Evolving standards for medical writers. Perspectives in Clinical Research, 10(1), 4.

Astaneh, B., & Masoumi, S. (2018). From paper to practice; indexing systems and ethical standards. Science and Engineering Ethics, 24(2), 647–654.

Ballyram, R., & Nienaber, A. (2019). Research misconduct and publication ethics: A South African perspective. South African Dental Journal, 74(1), 24–31.

Bebeau, M. J., & Monson, V. (2011). Authorship and Publication Practices in the Social Sciences: Historical Reflections on Current Practices. Science and Engineering Ethics, 17(2), 365–388. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11948-011-9280-4

da Silva, J. A. T., & Dobránszki, J. (2019). A new dimension in publishing ethics: Social media-based ethics-related accusations. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society.

DeTora, L., Foster, C., Nori, M., Simcoe, D., Skobe, C., & Toroser, D. (2018). Publication ethics from the ground up. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 72(2), e13063. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.13063

Epstein, B., Lunn, J., & MacRae, D. (2018). Publication Ethics, Today’s Challenges: Navigating and Combating Questionable Practices.

Foster, C., Wager, E., Marchington, J., Patel, M., Banner, S., Kennard, N. C., … Stacey, R. (2019). Good Practice for Conference Abstracts and Presentations: GPCAP. Research Integrity and Peer Review, 4(1), 11.

Graf, C., Wager, E., Bowman, A., Fiack, S., Scott-lichter, D., & Robinson, A. (2007). Best Practice Guidelines on Publication Ethics: A publisher’s perspective. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 61(SUPPL. 152), 1–26. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1742-1241.2006.01230.x

Jacob, M.-A. (2019). Under repair: A publication ethics and research record in the making. Social Studies of Science, 49(1), 77–101.

Kim, K. (2019). Implementing the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing. Science Editing, 6(1), 1–2.

Kreimeier, U., Arntz, H.-R., Herrmann, P., & Wieland, E. (2009). Best practice guidelines to publication ethics. Notfall Und Rettungsmedizin, 12(2), 85–88. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10049-009-1158-5

Kretser, A., Murphy, D., Bertuzzi, S., Abraham, T., Allison, D. B., Boor, K. J., … Hollander, R. (2019). Scientific Integrity Principles and Best Practices: Recommendations from a Scientific Integrity Consortium. Science and Engineering Ethics, 25(2), 327–355.

Lane, T. (2018). Journal publication ethics and implications for life science researchers: A COPE perspective. Emerging Topics in Life Sciences, 2(6), 763–767.

MacRae, D., Kluwer, W., & Marks, J. (2018). Publication Ethics, Today’s Challenges: Navigating and Combating Questionable Practices. What’s Past Is Prologue: Charleston Conference Proceedings, 2017, 27. Purdue University Press.

Marcovitch, H. (2007). Misconduct by researchers and authors. Gaceta Sanitaria, 21(6), 492–499. https://doi.org/10.1157/13112245

Patwardhan, K., Tillu, G., & Jadhav, P. M. (2017). Good practices of publishing AYUSH research: A practical checklist for authors. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, 8(2), 132–136.

Prokopy, L. S., & Hovardas, T. (2019). Role of Ethics in Conducting and Publishing Research. Taylor & Francis.

Robson, E. (2018). Ethics committees, journal publication and research with children. Taylor & Francis.

Smith, E., & Master, Z. (2017). Best Practice to Order Authors in Multi/Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Research Publications. Accountability in Research, 24(4), 243–267. https://doi.org/10.1080/08989621.2017.1287567

Summer-Gafford, G. J., Jang, H., & Scruth, E. A. (2019). Publication: Creating a Culture Where Ethical Practices Are the Norm. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 33(4), 155–158.

Tarkang, E. E., Kweku, M., & Zotor, F. B. (2017). Publication practices and responsible authorship: A review article. Journal of Public Health in Africa, 8(1), 36–42. https://doi.org/10.4081/jphia.2017.723

Thakur, S., & Lahiry, S. (2019). Research ethics in the modern era. Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, 85(4), 351.

Vassallo, J. (2018). WASP (Write a Scientific Paper): Plagiarism and the ethics of dealing with colleagues. Early Human Development, 124, 65–67.

Vergano, M., Naretto, G., Elia, F., Gandolfo, E., Calliera, C. N., & Gristina, G. R. (2019). ELS (Ethical Life Support): A new teaching tool for medical ethics. BioMed Central.

Wager, E. (2012). The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE): Objectives and achievements 1997-2012. Presse Medicale, 41(9 PART1), 861–866. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lpm.2012.02.049

Yang, K., Guo, C.-Y., & Glaser, R. E. (2018). Challenges of Globalization and Successful Adaptation Strategies in Implementing a “Scientific Writing and Authoring” Course in China. Journal of Chemical Education, 95(12), 2155–2163. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jchemed.8b00384