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Interventions to prevent misconduct and promote integrity in research and publication

  1. Ana Marusic1,
  2. Elizabeth Wager2,*,
  3. Ana Utrobicic3,
  4. Dario Sambunjak4,
  5. Melissa S Anderson5,
  6. Hannah R Rothstein6

Editorial Group: Cochrane Methodology Review Group

Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.MR000038

How to Cite

Marusic A, Wager E, Utrobicic A, Sambunjak D, Anderson MS, Rothstein HR. Interventions to prevent misconduct and promote integrity in research and publication (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 2. Art. No.: MR000038. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.MR000038.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Split School of Medicine, Department of Research in Biomedicine and Health, Split, Croatia

  2. 2

    Sideview, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, UK

  3. 3

    University of Split, School of Medicine, Central Medical Library, Split, Croatia

  4. 4

    School of Medicine, University of Split, Department of Research in Biomedicine and Health, Split, Croatia

  5. 5

    University of Minnesota, Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development, Minneapolis, MN, USA

  6. 6

    Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business, New York, NY, USA

*Elizabeth Wager, Sideview, 19 Station Road, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, HP27 9DE, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 28 FEB 2013


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