Scholarly Ethics and Publishing: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice (2 Volumes)
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Scholarly Ethics and Publishing: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice (2 Volumes)

Release Date: March, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 919
ISBN13: 9781522580577|ISBN10: 1522580573|EISBN13: 9781522580584|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8057-7


A vital component of any publishing project is the ethical dimensions, which can refer to varied categories of practice: from conducting a proper peer review to using proper citation in research. With the implementation of technology in research and publishing, it is important for today’s researchers to address the standards of scientific research and publishing practices to avoid unethical behavior.

Scholarly Ethics and Publishing: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice is an essential reference source that discusses various aspects of ethical values in academic settings including methods and tools to prevent and detect plagiarism, strategies for the principled gathering of data, and best practices for conducting and citing research. It also assists researchers in navigating the field of scholarly publishing through a careful analysis of multidisciplinary research topics and recent trends in the industry. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as academic writing, publication process, and research methodologies, this publication is an ideal reference source for researchers, graduate students, academicians, librarians, scholars, and industry-leading experts around the globe.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Writing
  • Copyright Considerations
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Plagiarism Detection Tools
  • Proper Citation
  • Publication Process
  • Qualitative Research
  • Quality Assessment
  • Research Integrity
  • Research Methodologies
  • Student Researchers
  • Survey Research

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.