Literature on Academic Authorship

On this page, you will find literature on the topics of academic authorship and authorship conflicts.

“Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals.” (ICMJE, updated in 2018)

“Transparency in authors’ contributions and responsibilities to promote integrity in scientific publication” (McNutt et al., 2018, PNAS 115 (11) 2557-2560,

“The scientists who publish a paper every five days” (Ioannidis et al., 2018,
Nature 561, 167-169, doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-06185-8) – Zum Thema Ehrenautorschaften

“Authorship wars: academics outline the rules for recognition” (Holly Else, 2017, Times Higher Education)

“What constitutes authorship? – COPE Discussion Document” (COPE Council, 2014)

„Credit where credit’s due“ (Helen Pearson, 2006, Nature 440, pages 591–592, )

“How to handle authorship disputes: a guide for new researchers” (Tim Albert and Liz Wager, 2003, The COPE Report,

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