Research and Publication Ethics (RPE)
Module 1: Philosophy And Ethics
Introduction to philosophy- scope, concept, branches.
Ethics: definition-moral philosophy,
nature of moral judgments
Module 2: Scientific Conduct
Ethics with respect to science and research; Intellectual honesty and research integrity
Scientific misconducts: Falsification- Fabrication, and Plagiarism -Redundant publications
Selective reporting and misrepresentation of data
Module 3: Publication Ethics
Publication ethics: definition, introduction and importance
Best practices/ standards setting initiatives and guidelines: COPE, WAME etc.
Publication misconduct: definition, concept, problems etc.
Violation of publication ethics, authorship and contributorship; Identification of publication misconduct, complaints and appeals
Predatory publishers and journals
Module 4: Open Access Publishing
Open access publications and initiatives
OER- Open licenses- types & uses
SHERPA/ ROMEO online resource to check publisher copyright & self- archiving policies etc.
Module 5: Publication Misconduct
Subject-specific issues, FFP, authorship
Conflicts of interest
Complaints and appeals: examples and fraud from India and abroad
Software tools :Introduction- Turnitin, Urkund and other open source software tools
Module 6: Databases and Research Metrics
Citation databases: Web of Science, Scopus, etc.
Research Metrics-Impact Factor of journal as per Journal Citation Report, SNIP, SJR, IPP, Cite Score
Metrics: h-index, g index, etc.
- Fecha Incio:15/07/2022
- Idioma: Inglés
- Universidad: Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata
- Profesores: Dr. Anirban Ghosh
- Certificado: Si