Examples of author contribution statements. A.B. and B.C. conceived of the presented idea. A.B. developed the theory and performed the computations. C.D. and. If an author has made a contribution that is not covered by the five pre-defined contribution types, then please choose 'Other contribution' and provide a. AUTHOR CONTRIBUTIONS FORM. Individuals claiming authorship should meet all 3 of the following conditions in accordance with the. “Consensus Statement.
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Sign in to save your search Sign in to your personal account. That's exactly the point of disclosure requirements!
If you're not comfortable stating your team's policy explicitly, that might be a hint that it's time to consider changing the policy -- but until then, you must disclose it frankly and honestly. Your phrasing is fine, but you could be more explicit.
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. How to phrase authors' contributions when the convention is that all team members are authors? The question When a journal such as one of the Nature family asks for information about authors' contributions, what is the most effective way to answer this, to ensure that the co-authorship is assigned as intended, and to ensure that reality is represented: The context The primary context is publications from a team that works on the principle that all members of the team are to be named authors on all papers coming out of the team.
I may join you there as time allows Related literature: Disclosure of Researcher Contributions: I'd suggest asking the editor. It sounds to me like the phrasing in the first paragraph defeats the purpose of asking for author contributions, so I'd guess that the editor may be unhappy with it, but it's not something I have much experience with.
I'd assume the editor would also want confirmation that no author is being listed just because the team has a policy of listing all members but rather than they have all made contributions sufficient to justify authorship according to the journal standards regardless of this policy, and the policy merely reflects this duty for team membership.
How does this information appear in other articles published in the same journal? There is no attempt at concealment or evasion. Please can you suggest a constructive rephrasing if I've mistakenly given that impression? I don't have enough information about the specific team members and how they contributed in your particular situation. But have you considered listing the contribution of each? May 10 '13 at Ben Norris Ben Norris 7, 23 Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.
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Defining the Role of Authors and Contributors
The Authors' Contributions section specifies the exact contributions of each author in a narrative form. This is not a required section, but is. Transparency in authors' contributions and responsibilities to promote integrity in scientific publication. Marcia K. McNutt, Monica Bradford. We expect that all authors will take public responsibility for the content of the manuscript submitted to PLOS. The contributions of all authors must be described .