Guidelines on Publication Ethics

Graf C, Wager E, Bowman A, Fiack S , Scott-Lichter D, Robinson A. 2007. Best Practice Guidelines on Publication Ethics: a Publisher’s Perspective International Journal of Clinical Practice 61 (s152), 1–26.


These Guidelines describe Blackwell Publishing’s position on the major ethical principles of academic publishing and review factors that may foster ethical behavior or create problems. Blackwell Publishing recommends that editors adapt and adopt the suggestions outlined to best fit the needs of their own particular publishing environment. They provide practical guidance in the form of Best Practice statements.