COPE Forum: Monday 5 November 2018

Date & Time: 
Monday, 5 November 2018 - 4:00pm

Register for the next online COPE Forum, Monday 5 November 2018, 4pm-5.30pm (GMT).

All members are welcome to join this Forum which will be held by webinar. It follows the usual format where members' cases are presented for discussion and advice from all those participating in the Forum. The Forum discussion topic this month is around Predatory Publishing

Deadline to register: Friday 2 November

Forum agenda and materials

The agenda for the COPE Forum on Monday 5 November, Webinar:

1. Update on COPE activities by the Chair

2. Forum discussion: Predatory publishing

3. New cases
18-11 Increased number of casual submissions

18-12 A pre-submission inquiry with a bribe

18-13 Self-plagiarism and suspected salami publishing

18-14 Authorship conflict

18-15 Peer reviewer contacted by author

18-16 Data fabrication in a rejected manuscript

18-17 Possible plagiarism

18-18 Victim of article theft wants correction to list their name, not retraction

18-19 Student thesis contains published article content

4. Updates
18-09 Editor manipulation of impact factor

Read the cases and questions for the Forum