Plagiarism detection service to be launched in June

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: (Published 10 April 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:797
  1. Caroline White
  1. 1London

    Editors of scientific journals will soon have a new weapon at their disposal in the fight against research misconduct, delegates at the annual meeting of the Committee on Publication Ethics, held in London last week, were told.

    Scheduled for launch in June, researchers and editorial staff will be able to access CrossCheck, a plagiarism detection service, offered by the independent publishers’ membership association CrossRef.

    CrossRef is a collaborative reference linking service that functions as a sort of digital switchboard for articles from several hundred scholarly and professional publishers. Each item has …

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