The Future of Research Communications and e-Scholarship

Report on the International Workshop on Scholarly Attribution

Author: Irene Hames There are no universal conventions that determine which scholarly contributions qualify individuals as authors or that unambiguously convey authorship precedence. As a consequence, formal attribution of authorship can obfuscate the contributions of those involved in collaborative research and writing endeavors. Publication credit can be misunderstood, and can be misapportioned by traditional impact … Read more