International and Ethical Standards for Authors

What are important standards related to ethical publication and authorship?

Key Points

  • Publication in an academic journal is the final stage of any research study which helps build the foundation of evidence-based medicine.
  • There are some principles and standards for writing in an academic journal that apply to the research community all over the world.
  • Knowledge about the fundamental principles of the best scholarly writing is essential for all authors to develop the best scientific manuscript.

Helpful Links, Videos and Online Courses



Online Courses

  • Writing in the Sciences – Free and self-paced online course from Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, California, U.S.A.

Templates and Examples

Relevant Publications