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Adil E Shamoo and David B Resnik

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195368246

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368246.001.0001

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Publication and Peer Review

Publication and Peer Review

(p.110) 7 Publication and Peer Review
Responsible Conduct of Research

Adil E. Shamoo

David B. Resnik (Contributor Webpage)

Oxford University Press

This chapter provides a historical overview of scientific publication and peer review and describes the current practices of scientific journals and granting agencies. It also examines a number of different ethical issues and concerns that arise in publication and peer review, such as quality control, confidentiality, fairness, bias, electronic publication, wasteful publication, duplicate publication, publishing controversial research, and editorial independence. The chapter also addresses the ethical responsibilities of reviewers and concludes with a discussion of the relationship between researchers and the media.

Keywords:   publication, peer review, scientific publication, journals, granting agencies, confidentiality, fairness, bias, electronic publication, duplicate publication

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