Promoting integrity in research and its publication

COPE provides leadership in thinking on publication ethics, practical resources to educate and support members, and offers a professional voice in current debates.

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Cases

All the cases COPE has discussed since its inception in 1997 have been entered into a searchable database. This database now contains over 500 cases together with the advice given by COPE

eLearning

COPE's eLearning course on publication ethics. Individual modules designed to give editors a deeper understanding about publication ethics and practical guidance about how to detect, prevent and handle misconduct.

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July Digest begins with a letter from the co-Chairs thinking about transparency in two ways: operational and research transparency. The issue topic is Intellectual Property with the case ‘suspected unattributed text in a published article’ plus resources to support your policies. 

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