Author Resources


Answer some of the key questions to publishing your manuscript, such as matters of copyright and key journal indexes.

  • Navigating copyright when you publish a manuscript with Wolters Kluwer

    Even though you wrote and edited your manuscript, did you know that once you submit it to a journal for publication and the journal accepts your paper, the journal owns the copyright? One exception to this rule is when you publish a manuscript via Open Access. So what does this mean for you if you want to reuse your work?

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  • Correcting the scientific record: Introduction

    The relation between errors in the published literature and publication ethics remains in many ways something of a contested concept. Not only is there little agreement as to the scope of the problem, there is also lack of consensus as to what activities, by definition, count as misconduct, particularly in the reporting of research. 

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    Correcting the scientific record: errors in the scientific record explained

    How serious is an erratum, notice or expression of concern, or a retraction? They should all be avoided as these errors do not reflect well on the authors, editors, editorial board, peer reviewers, journal, and publisher. 

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  • The impact factor and other measures of journal prestige

    It is a well-known fact that academics worldwide face pressure to publish in prestigious English language journals. And the journal impact factor (IF) is the most widely recognized indicator of journal prestige and influence.

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