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Authorship in Research

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The role and definition of authorship in scientific and medical publishing has become increasingly complicated in recent years. With a proliferation of…
Authorship: An evolving concept
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In my earlier post on authorship, I had discussed ICME guidelines that help researchers in deciding whether a contributor qualifies to be an author or not.
Deciding the order of authors on a paper
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The involvement of multiple individuals in different capacities naturally evokes the question of who should be credited and held accountable for the research published,…
Basics of authorship in academic publishing
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With collaboration and mobility becoming the norm in research, there are cases where a manuscript might have more than one corresponding author. Do journals allow this?…
Does your target journal allow more than one corresponding author? A case study
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The role of a corresponding author is an important one in the publication process. This post gives you a brief idea of what it means to be a corresponding author of a…
6 Pre-submission tips for corresponding authors
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In the highly competitive world of academic publishing, authorship related problems are insreasing, with authors not getting credit for their work, disagreements between…
When authorship goes wrong
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With digitalization and open access being the order of the day, science is becoming increasingly collaborative in nature. This article discusses authorship and how the…
We have heard of authors not being given credit for a work they have significantly contributed to. However, have you heard of any author who himself wishes to remain…
What happens when a journal credits someone else for an article instead of the actual author? Such production errors can occur at the time of publication. But what is…
The previous post explained the main duties of the corresponding author before a manuscript is submitted to the journal. This post talks about what a corresponding…