The monthly round up shows that publication ethics is always in the news for a wide variety of organisations. The American Chemical Society has published ethical guidelines of chemical research, and a new publication ethics organisation has been launched in China. Plagiarism, data fabrication and falsification are ever present. Science Sockpuppets is a new one for me, which I found in the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. Finally, we must not forget that 2014 is the 50th Anniversary of the Science Citation Index, and new words to grapple with have entered the Oxford English Dictionary.
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