Articles tagged with: Integrity

April 3, 2017 | Victoria Farrimond Journals Development Coordinator

Join us for this year’s COPE European Seminar

Editors are invited to attend COPE’s European Seminar in London on Thursday 25th May 2017. This year’s event focuses on the changing face of research and publication ethics, looking at where COPE is today and the challenges it faces in the future.
November 16, 2015 | Amanda Ashworth Publisher

Veto on the use of null hypothesis testing and p intervals: right or wrong?

It’s a brave editor who takes a decision to change accepted practice for submissions and peer review, particularly when he knows that his reasoning is controversial, that there are strong opposing views, and that the reaction from the scholarly community is likely to be highly polarized – and very vocal. But that didn’t stop Dr. David Trafimow, editor of Basic and Applied Social Psychology, from announcing in an editorial in the first issue of 2015 that the journal will cease accepting papers that relied on certain statistical methods – especially the null hypothesis significance testing procedure – with immediate effect. Because of the huge amount of attention the editorial has received, we’ve invited Dr. Trafimow and respected colleagues to reflect on the reaction to his editorial and what the ban may mean for future scholarly research.
November 12, 2015 | Suzannah Downie Peer Review Coordinator

Data falsification and fabrication

How do you proceed when the integrity of the data in a paper has been questioned? Read on to find out more about data falsification and fabrication, including what to do if allegations are received.
November 3, 2015 | Tamara Bowler Peer Review Coordinator

Understanding conflicts of interest

As a journal editor, you probably will have come across several conflicts of interest; usually these are of minor concern and easily resolved if treated with the proper attention and transparency. However, occasionally they can get complicated and raise serious concerns. What are the true implications of a declared conflict of interest? And how does this affect the article or your journal? Find out in this post.
August 6, 2014 | Leila Jones Publishing Manager - Journal Development

What is peer review?

Peer review, also known as refereeing, is a collaborative process that allows manuscripts submitted to a journal to be evaluated and commented upon by independent experts within the same field of research. Find out more about the system and its benefits.
June 26, 2013 | Helen Talbot, Editorial Systems Coordinator

Publishing ethics

Taylor & Francis is committed to peer review integrity and upholding the highest standards of review in our journals. To help us maintain these high standards, we provide guidelines for ethical publishing for authors, reviewers, and journal editors.
June 26, 2013 |

Legal guidance for journal editors

Legal issues in scholarly publishing often concern allegations of libel and plagiarism, accusations of ethical misconduct or copyright infringement, and disputes about authorship. It is never advisable to engage in any correspondence or debate with a complainant yourself. If you receive a complaint or have any concerns regarding a published or submitted article in any of these respects, please contact us immediately, so that we can address and resolve the issue, seeking counsel’s guidance when appropriate, and thereby assuring the integrity of your journal is preserved.…