Publication Ethics

COPE case histories and interpretations: what Japanese authors can learn about medical publication ethics

This article is a COPE case histories and interpretations: what Japanese authors can learn about medical publication ethics, which Dr. J. P. Barron and Dr. Takako Kojima posted on The Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery Journal (3 chapters).

Provide comprehensible examples of questions about submission of a paper. Very helpful even for those who have never submitted a paper before.
Posted on ronbun.jp with permission from COPE.

Source:The Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery Journal

Predator – Example of Predatory Publishing

Example of advice from COPE when a paper is accepted by a Predatory Journal .

T Kojima , S Nakano and J. Patrick Barron The Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery Journal. 2017;50   (11)  :937-940

Example of Plagiarism

COPE's stance on plagiarism cases.

T Kojima , S Nakano and J. Patrick Barron  The Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery Journal. 2018;51  (1)   :95-97