Research Misconduct Policies of High Impact Biomedical Journals
Redman, Barbara K.
Merz, Jon F.
Accountability in Research 2006 July-September; 13(3): 247-258
Several national and international organizations have recommended policies regarding journal responsibilities about research misconduct in submitted or published manuscripts. A search of Web sites of the fifty highest impact journals in a cluster of biomedical fields and a limited survey of their editors shows that few journals have formally adopted standards for dealing with questions of research misconduct. Publicly available policies may have a deterrent effect and can prevent arbitrariness in handling cases.
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