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October 2018

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FORUM DISCUSSION TOPIC: comments please

Predatory publishing

The next online COPE Forum, Monday 5 November 2018, 4pm-5.30pm (GMT), follows the usual format where members' cases are presented for discussion and advice from all those participating in the Forum. Register for the Forum (COPE members only)

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COPE at the Second International Summit on Medical Research and Publication & The First International Forum on Frontiers in Medicine

COPE Council member Jason Hu has spoken at The second International Summit on Medical Research and Publication & the First International Forum on Frontiers in Medicine, which was held in Wuhan China on September 16th 2018.

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In the news: October 2018 Digest

Journal Management

This month’s topic is “journal management” and on first blush, it isn’t obvious how the concept of “ethics” applies to this topic. I thought of things like selection and implementation of a manuscript manager, paying bills, identifying reviewers, etc. But when I got past my concrete thinking it’s clear journals must be managed based on fundamental ethical principles. These include: Autonomy, Justice, beneficence, non-malfeasance.

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Editor to Editor support for Journal Management

Guest article

Peggy L. Chinn, RN, PhD, FAAN and Leslie H. Nicoll, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN

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COPE Education Subcommittee focus: Journal Management

COPE Education Subcommittee focus - COPE core practice # 8, journal management

COPE core practice # 8 on journal management recommends that

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Letter from COPE Vice-Chair: October 2018

COPE was well represented at two very important meetings this September. The first “Seeking Solutions in Research Integrity: A View from All Perspectives” was a day long Research Integrity Summit hosted by Ohio State University.