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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 COPE Digest

This month's educational focus is Data and Reproducibility, with a report from the COPE Education Subcomitte and a perspective from COPE’s institutional partners. The case of the month is "Data manipulation and institute’s internal review ". The ethos of collaboration is the theme of the letter from the co-Chairs, plus the regular news and events roundup.

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