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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/2572
Title: The Ethics of Republishing: A Case Study of Emerald/MCB University Press Journals
Authors: Davis, Philip M.
Keywords: article duplication
republication
MCB University Press
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.
ethical behavior
Issue Date: Apr-2005
Publisher: ALA
Citation: Library Resources & Technical Services, 49(2), 2005, pp.72-78.
Abstract: It is unethical to republish a journal article without citing the original source. Simple keyword searching of Emerald (formerly known as MCB University Press) online journals from the publisher?s web site has identified 409 examples of articles from sixty-seven journals that were republished without such notification from 1989 through 2003. Many of these articles were published simultaneously in journals within the same or similar subject disciplines. Five examples of triple publication were identified. In several cases, neither the editor nor editorial board members reported knowledge of this practice. This article will review the conditions of acceptable republishing plus document and provide examples of republication. It will discuss implications on the publication of record, and question whether this is a case of "let the buyer beware".
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/2572
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