New ideas and findings are communicated to the world at large through publication, which makes responsible authorship an important concern. These resources from Western Michigan University and various sources provide information on making sound choices in the course of authoring and disseminating knowledge.
- Responsible Authorship and Peer Review, Columbia University
- Responsible Literature Searching, Association of Health Science Libraries
- Searchpath Module 6: Citing Sources—WMU faculty can access the Seachpath course through WMU eLearning system. Select Self Registration from the top row after logging in.
Accountability and authorship, by K. Barker. November 8, 2002, Science Next Wave.
A new standard for authorship, by Paul J. Friedman—specifies the type of contributions required in order to get authorship credit.
Authorship Task Force, Council of Science Editors.
- Is it Plagiarism?—A plagiarism tutorial by University of Maine Farmington
- How to Recognize Plagiarism: Tutorials and Tests, Indiana University
Reflections on determining authorship credit and authorship order on faculty-student collaborations, by Mark A. Fine and Lawrence A. Kurdek, 1993. American Psychologist, 48, 1141–1147.
Scientific misconduct. Even retracted papers endure, by K. Unger & J. Couzin, 2006. Science, 312(5770), 40-1. Waldo Library, General stacks, call number Q1. S35.
Scientific misconduct. Cleaning up the paper trail, by J. Couzin & K. Unger, 2006. Science, 312(5770), 38-43. Waldo Library, General stacks, call number Q1. S35.
- What is Plagiarism?—A discussion about what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it by Georgetown University. Investigate how easy it is to unintentionally and inadvertently plagiarize.
- What is Plagiarism, Rutgers University
- WMU Student Conduct—Academic Honesty
- You Quote It, You Note It!—A tutorial about plagiarism for students by Acadia University.
- APA Ethics on Research and Publication, Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct, American Psychological Association
- Ethical Guidelines to Publication of Chemical Research, American Chemical Society
- Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Writing and Editing for Biomedical Publication, updated February 2006. International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)