Faculty Development

Current Controversies in Scientific Publishing

Publications and Reports

The future of publishing: A new page
A special issue of Nature looks at the transformation taking place in scientific publishing. 27 March 2013.

Ending Honorary Authorship
In this Science editorial, the authors argue for an end to the practice of granting authorship out of respect for an individual or the belief that the expert standing of the individual will increase the likelihood of publication. 31 August, 2012

Coercive Citation in Academic Publishing
In this Science Policy Forum, the authors document the inappropriate but persistent request by journal editors that authors cite the editors' journal with the goal of increasing that journal's impact factor.