Paper mills research | COPE: Committee on Publication Ethics

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"Recommended actions

  • A major education exercise is needed to ensure that Editors are aware of the problem of paper mills, and Editors/editorial staff are trained in identifying the fake papers.
  • Continued investment in tools and systems to pick up suspect papers as they are submitted.
  • Engagement with institutions and funders to review incentives for researchers to publish valid papers and not use services that will give quick but fake publication.
  • Investigation of protocols that can be put in place to impede paper mills from succeeding in their goals.
  • Review the retraction process to take account of the unique features of paper mill papers.
  • Investigate how to ensure retraction notices are applied to all copies of a paper such as┬ápreprint servers and article repositories...."


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Tags: oa.misconduct oa.retractions oa.predatory oa.credibility oa.quality oa.cope oa.ethics

Date tagged:

05/27/2023, 09:09

Date published:

05/27/2023, 05:09