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COPE Introduces Less Specific Member Rules Along with a New Policy on Expulsions

Published/Released on November 28, 2017 | Posted by Admin on December 18, 2017 / , , , , , , , ,
 


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The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) was founded in 1997 to provide guidance and education around the growing number of ethics issues facing journals. Last week COPE announced changes to its Code of Conduct as well as a new policy on sanctions against member journal editors and publishers that do not follow their “principles.”

I put “principles” in quotes because COPE seems to be making big changes and the language is important.

Until recently, members of COPE agreed to adhere to their Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors (and Publishers). Members are also agreeing to follow the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing.

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