Sharing of Information Among Editors-in-Chief Regarding Possible Misconduct

These guidelines have been issued following a COPE Discussion Forum (4 September 2013, http://tinyurl.com/pn43bxk) and Discussion Document (February 2014,http://tinyurl.com/lqag4uh ) on the subject, and it was initiated in the wake of a number of high-profile cases of research misconduct in which the sharing of information between the relevant editors-in-chief (EiCs) was crucial to the final settlement of the cases.  

 

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