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Never submit any scholarly work that contains plagiarism, self-plagiarism or any other type of author misconduct (and there are many). Because your work will become part of the academic record, it will always be possible for someone to discover any unethical practice that might have occurred.
A blog dedicated to informing the public about research that has been retracted.
Retraction Watch Database
Offers a searchable and openly available collection of more than 18,000 retractions, corrections, and expressions of concern dating back to the 1970s from scientific journals around the world. Search by author, title, journal, reasons for retraction, and a host of other fields.
Publishing Ethics Resource Kit (PERK)
Online resource to support journal editors in handling publishing ethics issues.
Ethical Issues in Writing and Publishing
A journal article about ethical issues relevant for writing and publishing in many disciplines.
A General Guide to Understanding Written Plagiarism
Specific Types of Author Misconduct