The Ethics in Research & Publication program is the collaboration of an independent panel of experts in research and publishing ethics and Elsevier. The materials on this website have been developed to provide resources and tools so you can proceed confidently.
Scientific truth is the foundation of scientific advancement. Present your work with the intellectual integrity that the scientific community expects.
The Publishing Ethics Resource Kit (PERK) is an online resource to support journal editors in handling publishing ethics issues. It is a single point of access for information and guidelines on publishing ethics. PERK provides flowcharts to guide editors through processes required to deal with different forms of publishing ethics abuse. Furthermore, it includes form letters to adapt and use for various situations, Q & A information and much more.