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Resolving Authorship Disputes by Mediation and Arbitration

Arbitration or mediation could provide solutions to authorship disputes where few presently exist. Because authors recognize journals’ authority to make decisions on manuscripts submitted to the journal, journals are well placed to facilitate alternative dispute resolution processes. Rather than viewing authorship disputes as rare events that must be handled on a case-by-case basis, researchers and journals should view the potential for disputes as predictable, preventable, and soluble. Independent bodies that can offer alternative dispute resolution services to scientific collaborators and/or journals could quickly help research communities, particularly their most vulnerable members...

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