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Patiala, May 21
Punjabi University Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof Arvind today released a book on research and publication ethics compiled by two professors. The book carries contributions on philosophy and publication ethics, scientific conduct and other matters written by teachers working in various institutions of the state.
Dr GS Batra, Dean (Research) and Dr Vishal Goyal, Professor, Computer Science, said the book would be useful for young researchers and provide them requisite information and insight on ethical issues in publication, ethics related to authorship, plagiarism and detection tools, submission, committee of publication ethics (COPE), predatory publishers and journals and others.
“The book also carries information related to various online databases for research, indexing databases, research metrics, including H-Index, i10 index, G-index, citation analysis and journal level metrics like impact factor (IF)and others,” said Dr Vishal Goyal.