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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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


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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This month's issue is around COPE's Core Practice 'Post-Publication Discussions and Corrections'. With new and revised resources, read about the support COPE can give you with issues that arise after publication. Guest articles give us an insight into how research universities manage data and post-publication concerns and an exciting announcement from ARIO of plans of a public-facing directory of institutional contacts. 

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