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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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We're celebrating Peer Review Week "Diversity in Peer Review" with our September issue of COPE Digest with new and revised resources, a podcast with Professor Andy Hor or Hong Kong University, our eLearning course on Reviewer Misconduct which is open for the month of September, and a review of our current advice and guidance. We'd also like to hear your thoughts about diversity and inclusion in peer review.

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