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.

Read more about COPE...

Need help with an issue?

Latest from COPE


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.

Access the modules here

A packed COPE Digest with new and updated cases from the COPE Forum; new resources around our topic of Journal Management, including a fully revised COPE Audit for our members; and a guest article by Peggy Chinn and Leslie Nicoll giving their take on Editor to Editor support based on their experience working with INANE. Our next Forum (5 November) will feature new cases and a discussion topic of ‘predatory publishing’. Read more about this and more in our October Digest.

View this issue