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The Scholarly Communication Cycle

About the Scholarly Communication Cycle, Including Relevant Whittemore Library & FSU Resources


Academic research involves many coordinated steps and processes – appropriate study design, study execution, data collection, data analysis, and finally publication. While going through these steps and culminating in a publication can be an exhilarating experience, one should be aware of the ethical code of conduct that binds researchers at every stage.

- Sabyasachi Sengupta and Santosh G Honavar

Basics of Publishing Ethics

Specific Ethics Violations

Article Retraction

Organizations Promoting Publishing Ethics

Research Misconduct

The Watchdogs