- Webinar slides: Dr Irene Hames discussed the issues researchers face in getting appropriate credit for their research contributions, the impact problems and disputes can have on their lives, professional and personal, and what can be done to help avoid problems arising. Responsible, ethical and fair authorship
- Good practice in research: authorship guidance written by Dr Elizabeth Wager.
- Albert, T., & Wager, E. (2004). How to handle authorship disputes: a guide for new researchers. In The COPE Report 2003: Annual Report of the Committee on Publication Ethics. https://publicationethics.org/files/2003pdf12_0.pdf
- Citrome, L. (2017). Authorship: Musings about guests and ghosts. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 71(7). https://doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.12986
- Faulkes, Z. (2018). Resolving authorship disputes by mediation and arbitration. Research Integrity and Peer Review, 3(1), 12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s41073-018-0057-z
- Fong, E. A., & Wilhite, A. W. (2017). Authorship and citation manipulation in academic research. PLoS ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187394
- Hammer, M., & Miaskowski, C. (2017). Authorship Ethics in the Era of Team Science. Oncology Nursing Forum. https://doi.org/10.1188/17.ONF.655-657
- International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. (2015). Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals. http://www.icmje.org/icmje-recommendations.pdf
- Lucas, G. N. (2010). Singapore statement on research integrity. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health. https://doi.org/10.4038/sljch.v39i4.2476
- Martini, R. (2017). Figuring out the “who” and the “where” of authorship. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 84(1), 4–6. https://doi.org/10.1177/0008417417691742
- Marušic, A., Hren, D., Mansi, B., Lineberry, N., Bhattacharya, A., Garrity, M., … Peña, T. (2014). Five-step authorship framework to improve transparency in disclosing contributors to industry-sponsored clinical trial publications. BMC Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-014-0197-z
- Mongeon, P., Smith, E., Joyal, B., & Larivière, V. (2017). The rise of the middle author: Investigating collaboration and division of labor in biomedical research using partial alphabetical authorship. PloS One, 12(9), e0184601–e0184601. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0184601
- Scott-Lichter, D. (2012). CSE’s White Paper on Promoting Integrity in Scientific Journal Publications, 2012 Update. CSE’s White paper on promoting integrity in scientific journal publications. http://www.councilscienceeditors.org/wp-content/uploads/entire_whitepaper.pdf
Guidelines and Discussion Documents
Webinars and Video
Last revised October 2019.
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