Duplicate publication: What an editor can do?

Sunil Dogra, Savita Yadav

Duplicate publication: What an editor can do?

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2010;76:99-102

The authors explain what “Duplicate publication” in medical journals is all about and discuss how editors, peer reviewers and authors should deal with this serious issue. From simple actions like sensitizing authors through “Instructions to contributors”, to using free tools like eTBLAST – http://www.etblast.org to hunt for similar/duplicate publications, the article serves as a good guideline to editors, authors and all interested in medical writing.

Appeared in QMedCONNECT Vol 3, Issue 4, Apr 2010

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