As an author, you face immense pressure to publish. That is the reality today and this pressure can sometimes make you do things that you may not be too proud of! Journal editors and peer reviewers are the gatekeepers and if you want to get published, they are the ones you need to please. Therefore, its important to understand what's important to them. we've spoken to many editors and ethics keeps coming up as something that is very important to them. So, through this course we will discuss the top unethical publishing practices that journal editors detest. We will also share some useful pointers on how you can avoid such practices and stay ethical.
Watch this video to learn about the 5 publishing practices that journal editors hate to see. Understanding the journal editor's perspective will enable you to know what is important to the editor, with whom the fate of your manuscript rests.
As was discussed in the video on the 5 unethical publishing practices that journal editors hate to see, plagiarism was one of the key concerns.
In this 14-minute video interview, Dr. Bruce Dancik—Editor-in-Chief of NRC Research Press/Canadian Science Publishing, and Professor Emeritus of the Dept. of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta—discusses the ramifications of direct and unintentional plagiarism and the use of plagiarism detection software by journals. Dr. Dancik explains how authors from non-English speaking countries are likely to fall prey to plagiarism due to their inability to express themselves in English and suggests the best ways to avoid plagiarism.
This video is part of an interview series in which Dr. Bruce P. Dancik speaks to Donald Samulack, President, US Operations, Editage, Cactus Communications, at the 54th Annual Meet of the Council of Science Editors, held in Maryland, Baltimore, from April 29 through May 3, 2011.
As you saw in the last video, Dr. Bruce Danick spoke about the ramifications of unintentional plagiarism. In this video, you will learn tips on how to avoid such accidental plagiarism.
The third unethical publishing practice that journal editors detest are inaccurate authorship contributions. This 5-minute video presents Bruce Dancik's take on the much-debated issues of authorship and conflicts of interest. Dancik advocates complete disclosure in these matters, and guides authors as to how and where they should declare the details pertaining to authorship, acknowledgements, and potential conflicts of interest. He also shares his opinion on which of the contributors to a particular work should be given the status of an author, and who should simply be acknowledged for their contribution.
This video is a part of an interview series in which Donald Samulack, President, US Operations, Editage, Cactus Communications, speaks to Bruce P. Dancik, Editor-in-Chief, NRC Research Press/Canadian Science Publishing, and Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, at the 54th Annual Meet of the Council of Science Editors, held in Maryland, Baltimore, from April 29 through May 3, 2011.
Watch this video to learn about the hazards of salami slicing and how to avoid it.
Finally, we've discussed the journal editor's perspective in great detail. But what is the author perspective? Watch this video and i'm sure you will relate to the pressure to publish. At the same time, understand the grave consequences of unethical publishing and the importance to publish honorably.
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