News & Opinion

News / A research integrity issue: Who are you going to call?

Guest article

Lauran Qualkenbush - President of ARIO and Director, Office for Research Integrity, Northwestern University

News / COPE Education Subcommittee focus: Post-Publication Discussions and Corrections

COPE’s Core Practice #10 – Post-publication discussions & corrections

To round out our year-in-review of COPE’s 10 Core Practices, we take a look at Core Practice #10 about Post-publication discussions & corrections:

News / New: COPE Audit

Now updated to correspond with COPE's Core Practices!

As a COPE Member benefit, the COPE Journal Audit is designed to support and encourage editors to identify areas of their journal's policies and processes that may need to be revised so that they adhere to best practices in scholarly publishing.

News / 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)

News / 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.

News / 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.

News / Editor to Editor support for Journal Management

Guest article

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

News / 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

News / 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.

News / Principles of Transparency translations: Spanish and Portuguese

The Principles of Transparency have now been translated into Spanish (Latin American) and Portuguese:

Principles of Transparency: Latin American Spanish