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Publication Ethics

What is duplicate submission? Can a paper be published without ethical approval? Is it ethical to use data from a previous paper? This section provides guidance on publication ethics: authors can learn about the code of ethics in research to avoid accidental plagiarism and the importance of obtaining ethical approval. Developing good ethical research practices can help authors publish their work ethically, and avoid rejection and retraction due to misconduct.
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Hi, I submitted my paper to The Journal of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) and got major revision. While revising my paper, I removed the fifth author. Now the editor has asked me to explain the reason. How should I explain it appropriately? Do I need to provide any material? Will my paper get rejected because of this? Thank you!  
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Is "Canadian Journal on Electrical and Electronics Engineering" reputable? Is it safe to publish in it?
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We performed a research in the large-scale randomized design, based on the result of a pilot study in the small, non-randomized design. When writing the manuscript, the expression in the sections of introduction, methods and discussion are inevitable to be similar or duplicated with the ones of the manuscript for the pilot study. Even if we state the background (like the 1st sentence in this question), is this submission regarded as a duplicate submission?
  • Anonymous
  • Apr 12, 2017
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The ethics governing research in Traditional Medicine (TM) has been subject to substantial debate. The controversies have generally revolved around the unreasonable harvesting of medicinal plants, ethical accountability of researchers towards local knowledge holders, and the credibility of TM as a complementary and alternative mode of treatment. This presentation emphasizes the importance of ethics in TM research as well as the 6 ethical principles to follow when conducting research in TM.
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Hi, I am a Ph.D. scholar. I want to know about Turnitin plagiarism similarity report. Please can you guide me, I checked my manuscript's plagiarism online from different paid websites. They show a lower percentage of plagiarism. But Turnitin shows 23% similarity. Should I worried about it or is it ok?
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Dear Dr. Eddy, I would like to publish an article. My field of work is protein engineering. I performed some part of my work in another lab. People in the lab technically helped me to do the experiments. but the main idea and proposal was mine. The problem that now I have is that I am not sure to put their name as coauthors since the most important experiment has not yet been performed by them after one year that I requested. They do not have that much contribution on my work. I wrote the...
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Dear Dr. Eddy, I received from a certain Lambert Academic Publishing an invitation to publish one of my research articles published in a journal in the form of a printed book. The "acquisition editor" states that they are not a conventional publishing that is why they are soliciting articles from authors. She also maintained that I may avail of the following: free of charge publishing; simplified and fast publishing process;  worldwide sales of your work; no commitments; you and only you remain...
Think Check Submit checklist for journal selection
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Given the increasing number of predatory journals and publishers, it is difficult for researchers to verify the authenticity of their target journal. The Think Check Submit checklist helps them identify trusted journals for their research.
Online course on publication ethics
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This online course titled Avoid Retractions: Publish Ethically is an effort to provide guided learning on ethics in a simple and systematic manner allowing participants to learn at their own pace and in their own time.
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I have published my Japanese paper in a journal 1 year ago. As a developmental research, I will translate the part of this Japanese paper to English, and will submit to an English journal after adding new contents. (The 3/4 will be new contents, and the old from Japanese paper will be 1/4.) From the Japanese paper, I will use the same 2 figures with saying “reproduce”, and a flowchart which is translated to English. The number of figures in the Japanese paper was about 15, and the one in the...
  • Anonymous
  • Dec 12, 2016
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Avoid retractions: Publish ethically