Flowcharts

The flowcharts are designed to help editors follow COPE’s Core Practices and implement its advice when faced with cases of suspected misconduct and have been translated into a number of different languages. They can be downloaded individually (English only) or as a complete set.

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Complete set

English: all flowcharts

Translated verions of this complete set are available on our Translated Resources page

Journal Management

General Approach to Publication Ethics for the Editorial Office

Conflict of Interest

What to do if a reviewer suspects undisclosed conflict of interest (CoI) in a submitted manuscript

What to do if a reader suspects undisclosed conflict of interest (CoI) in a published article