Research Misconduct Policies of High Impact Biomedical Journals

TitleResearch Misconduct Policies of High Impact Biomedical Journals
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsRedman, BK, Merz, JON
JournalAccountability in Research: Policies & Quality Assurance
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number08989621
Accession Number21967979
Keywordsallegations , archival , Biomedical , JOURNAL , MANUSCRIPTS , Misconduct , Periodicals , policies , PUBLICATIONS , research , Web
AbstractA search of Web sites of the fifty highest impact journals in a cluster of biomedical fields and a limited survey of their editors shows that few journals have formally adopted standards for dealing with questions of research misconduct. Publicly available policies may have a deterrent effect and can prevent arbitrariness in handling cases.
NotesREDMAN, BARBARA 1; Email Address:; MERZ, JON 1; Affiliations: 1: Department of Medical Ethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA; Issue Info: Jul2006, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p247; Thesaurus Term: WEB sites; Thesaurus Term: RESEARCH; Subject Term: BIOMEDICAL organizations -- Policy statements; Subject Term: PERIODICALS; Subject Term: ARCHIVAL materials; Subject Term: PUBLICATIONS; Author-Supplied Keyword: allegations; Author-Supplied Keyword: journal; Author-Supplied Keyword: manuscripts; Author-Supplied Keyword: misconduct; Author-Supplied Keyword: policies; Author-Supplied Keyword: research; NAICS/Industry Codes: 519130 Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals; Number of Pages: 12p; Illustrations: 3 Charts; Document Type: Article
Short TitleResearch Misconduct Policies of High Impact Biomedical Journals***
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