16 May '11, 3pm

Wegman scandal rocks cornerstone of climate denial

Wegman scandal rocks cornerstone of climate denial

The retraction of an article is a serious and impactful action, for it confirms that a complete analysis by the editors confirmed inappropriate ‘re-use’ of material, and in this case issues with the review process that was in place at the time. Only authoritative individuals and bodies such as editorial boards or ethics committees can make the determination that re-use of material without proper citation is ‘plagiarism’ following an accusation, for due process must take place, for this can impact careers and entire lines of research. Another important, often missed part of a retraction is adequately communicating that a paper has been retracted to all that may consider using it. In other words, it is important that the notice of retraction be propagated back to the literature databases and search engines so that future users know not to use the material. Retracting on a we...

Full article: http://climateprogress.org/2011/05/16/wegman-scandal-rock...

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Wegman Paper Retracted for Plagiarism

Wegman Paper Retracted for Plagiarism

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