Publishing Ethics

IEEE provides guidance on publishing ethics. Learn about authorship, citations, data reporting, and how to follow the ethical guidelines required in scientific publishing. 

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Definition of Authorship

Who should be listed as an author on your scientific article? The IEEE definition of authorship will help you answerRead More


Cite Sources Appropriately

You should always cite any sources used in your journal article. Citation is required in several instances. Follow these guidelines. DirectRead More


Report Your Data Accurately

Readers of your article rely on you to communicate your research findings fully and report your data accurately. Ensure youRead More


Publish Original Research

When submitting your article for publication to IEEE, it should: contain original research that has not been published before; andRead More


Your Responsibilities and Rights

IEEE wants to make sure that you understand the responsibilities and rights that come with being a published IEEE author.Read More


Guidelines and Policies

Here is a full overview of IEEE publishing guidelines and policies. They are designed to help authors understand and navigateRead More