Publication ethics & scholarly communication

A central resource for users to access Nature Research journals' policies on publishing ethics & scholarly communication: authorship, plagiarism, duplicate publication, competing interests, image integrity, confidentiality, preprints and conference proceedings.

Authorship

The Nature Research journals' authorship policy.

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Duplicate publication

The Nature Research journals' policy on duplicate publication.

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Plagiarism and fabrication

The Nature Research journals' policies on plagiarism and on providing due credit for published and unpublished data.

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Image integrity

Nature Research journals' policies and guidelines on digital images and their manipulation.

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Competing interests

Nature Research journals' competing interests policies.

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Confidentiality

The Nature Research journals' policies on confidentiality.

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