COPE's guidance, as a flowchart, on Changes in authorship, Part (c) A request is received for the addition of an extra author after publication.
To prevent future problems:
- Before publication, get authors to sign statement that all listed authors meet authorship criteria and that no others meeting the criteria have been omitted.
- Publish details of each person’s contribution to their search and publication.
Other flowcharts in this series:
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Author Developed for COPE by Liz Wager of Sideview © 2013 Committee on Publication Ethics First published 2006
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COPE Council.Request for addition of extra author after publication. Version 2. 2013
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