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News / COPE statement on Frontiers

Like the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) does now, COPE has a rigorous and stringent process for scrutinizing members before they are accepted and we review this process as needed. Frontiers has been a member of COPE since January 2015.

News / COPE Forum: 9 September 2015

The next COPE Forum meeting is on Wednesday 9 September, 3pm–4.30pm (British Summer Time) at The Montcalm London Marble Arch, 2, Wallenberg Place, London, W1H 7TN

The agenda and materials are now available to download (PDF 486kb).

News / FORUM DISCUSSION TOPIC: Who “owns” peer reviews?

The Forum discussion topic on Wednesday 9 September is ‘Who “owns” peer review?’. Click below to learn more and please do leave your comments.

News / Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing: revised and updated

In early 2014, COPE, together with Directory of Open Access Journals  (DOAJ), Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), published a minimum set of criteria for journals and publishers to be assessed against when they apply for membership at one of our organisations.

News / COPE Forum: 10 June 2015

The next COPE Forum meeting is being held on Wednesday 10 June, 10am–11.30am (British Summer Time). The COPE Forum will be held virtually via webinar. Click here for full details.

News / FORUM DISCUSSION TOPIC: comments please

The Forum discussion topic, on Wednesday 10 June, is “Prior publication and theses”. Click below to learn more and please do leave your comments.http://publicationethics.org/forum-discussion-topic-comments-please-3

News / COPE Workshop at 4th WCRI, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 31–June 3, 2015

COPE will be leading a workshop at the 4th World Conference on Research Integrity in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on publication ethics for editors, members of editorial boards and reviewers on Sunday May 31, 2015. This is an excellent opportunity for participants to discuss current trends in publication ethics, learn about how to handle possible misconduct and improve the quality of their reviews.

News / New Discussion Document: Addressing ethics complaints from complainants who submit multiple issues

A new discussion document from COPE on "Addressing ethics complaints from complainants who submit multiple issues" has now been published and can be read here: http://publicationethics.org/files/Addressing_ethics_complaints_from_complainants_who_submit_multiple_issues_%20Discussion_Document_Web_Version.pdf.

News / New guidelines from COPE: Sharing of Information Among Editors-in-Chief Regarding Possible Misconduct

New guidelines from COPE on 'Sharing of Information Among Editors-in-Chief Regarding Possible Misconduct' can be found here: http://publicationethics.org/files/Sharing%20_of_Information_Among_EiCs_....

News / COPE Forum: 10 March 2015 meeting

The next COPE Forum meeting is being held on Tuesday 10 March, 3–4.30pm (GMT). The COPE Forum will be held virtually via webinar. Click here for full details

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