Duties of the publisher

The publisher has a supporting, investing, and nurturing role in the scholarly communication process but is also ultimately responsible for ensuring that best practice is followed in its publications. Further reading:

  1. The STM trade Association International Ethical Principles for Scholarly Publication
  2. COPE Codes of Conduct
  3. Elsevier policy on the permanence of the scientific record 
  4. Publishing Ethics Resource Kit for editors