JCB

NEJM

ACS

AGU

FASEBa

IEEE

ESA

AER

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Nob

Yes

Yesc

Encouraged

Nod

Yes

No

Noe

Yes

Yes

Yesf

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yesj

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

fOn request.

gSpecifies steps that will be taken in cases of suspected plagiarism and failure to provide data.

h Policies are “in place regarding reporting scientific misconduct, but these are internal and not listed externally.”

i “Cases of deliberate misrepresentation of data will result in rejection of the paper and will be reported to the corresponding author’s home institution or funding agency.”

j “Cases in which the (image) manipulation affects the interpretation of the data will result in revocation of acceptance, and will be reported to the corresponding author’s home institution or funding agency.”

SOURCES: Compiled from journal Web sites. All journals are peer-reviewed publications. Additional information provided by journals 2009.

the standards of science to digital data or an underlying disregard for the standards of science. The recommendations presented later in this chapter address the need for researchers not only to understand the reasons for maintaining the integrity of research data, but also the methods for doing so.9

All research data, whether digital or not, are susceptible both to error and

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National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine. 2009. On Being a Scientist: Responsible Conduct in Research, 3rd ed. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.



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