Guide tells editors how to root out plagiarism and fraud

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 23 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1088
  1. Lynn Eaton
  1. 1London

    Editors from some of the leading international biomedical and scientific journals—including the editor of the BMJ—have joined forces to produce a guide to rooting out poor and unethical practice in science publishing.

    The Committee on Publication Ethics has published a practical, step by step guide for journal editors, with 14 flow charts that give straightforward advice on what to do when facing certain publishing dilemmas.

    The flow charts include advice on what editors should …

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