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.
Each author must have participated sufficiently in the work to take public responsibility for the content of the paper and must approve of the final version of the manuscript. Authorship should be based on substantive contributions to each of the following: Author involvement should be delineated on the title page, as well as any writing assistance, if applicable.
The corresponding author assumes full responsibility for supplying the following information on the title page at manuscript submission: For each author, disclosure of any financial arrangement with any company whose product figures prominently in the submitted manuscript or that makes a competing product; or a statement for each author that there is no conflict to disclose.
A disclosure of all funding sources supporting the work and all institutional or corporate affiliations. A list of individuals who provided writing assistance for the manuscript and the source of funds that supported this assistance.
For any authors that are added or removed on revisions, we ask the CA to explain the reason. CRediT implementation scheduled for late summer American Geophysical Union all journals Yes, following recommendations.
Required for Corresponding; encouraged strongly for all. Optional across all journals—will be included in metadata starting in Not required, but encouraged. American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics all journals Each author's contributions to the manuscript as detailed on the Authorship Responsibility, Financial Disclosure, and Chemical Structure Statement Form are published in the paper.
All of the appropriate individuals must be named as authors of the work. Each of the applicable authorship categories from the form is to be listed followed by the last name of each respective author and first initials when multiple authors share a last name. See the Instructions to Authors for additional information. The corresponding author is responsible for submitting a completed Authorship Responsibility, Financial Disclosure, and Chemical Structure Statement Form for all authors and serves as the primary contact person.
The corresponding author is also responsible for obtaining permission from the copyright owner to reproduce or modify figures and tables and to reproduce text from previous publications. Not required but encouraged. See Authorship section in Guidelines for Authors. See Corresponding Author section in Guidelines for Authors. Authorship contribution statements are mandatory. Have not adopted CRediT taxonomy—statements are open ended. The journal recognises only natural persons as authors.
These authorship criteria are intended to reserve the status of authorship for those who deserve credit and can take responsibility for the work. The criteria are not intended for use as a means to disqualify colleagues from authorship who otherwise meet authorship criteria by denying them the opportunity to meet criterion s 2 or 3.
Therefore, all individuals who meet the first criterion should have the opportunity to participate in the review, drafting, and final approval of the manuscript. In addition to a corresponding author, the journal requires the designation of a guarantor who may be, but not necessarily, the corresponding author. From corresponding author, only after acceptance. The BMJ lists contributors in two ways.
Firstly, they publish a list of authors' names at the beginning of the paper and, secondly, they list contributors some of whom may not be included as authors at the end of the paper, giving details of who did what in planning, conducting, and reporting the work. This is a good place to include contributions by patients or members of the public who have assisted as research volunteers, giving their names and specific roles. They encourage authors to fully acknowledge the contribution of patients and the public to their research where appropriate.
They do not have a formal taxonomy. Cell Press Family Journals All authors should make a significant scientific contribution to the paper. All authors assume joint responsibility for the content of the paper. Other contributions that do not constitute authorship should be denoted in the Acknowledgements section.
All papers must include an Author Contributions section delineating the role that each author played. All corresponding authors bear responsibilities 1—8 below; the lead contact limited to 1 person only additionally bears responsibility 9. Supervising the work 2. Being responsible for all data, figures, and text 3. Ensuring that authorship is granted appropriately to contributors 4. Ensuring that all authors approve the content and submission of the paper 5. Ensuring adherence to all editorial and submission policies 6.
Identifying and declaring conflicts of interest on behalf of all authors 7. Identifying and disclosing related work by any co-authors under consideration elsewhere 8. Archiving unprocessed data and ensuring that figures accurately present the original data see Data Archiving section 9. Communicating with the journal before and after publication , being accountable for fulfilling requests for reagents and resources, and arbitrating decisions and disputes.
The journals use the CRediT Taxonomy to define author contributions to primary research papers and require that the independent contributions of each author be provided during online submission. Each author on a paper may have one or more CRediT contribution roles, but having a role described by the taxonomy does not automatically qualify someone as an author. Author contributions will be included in the final published article.
It is the responsibility of the corresponding author to ensure that contributions are agreed on by ALL co-authors prior to manuscript submission. For authors providing a non-institutional email address e. Has implemented the CrediT taxonomy. The secretariat is responsible for: Recommended but not yet mandatory.
Genes Genomes Genetics Yes. No; option given for publication however Has implemented the CRediT taxonomy for all authors at revision within the manuscript submission site. Information not published at this time. Required for corresponding author , encouraged for all authors. Author contribution statement required, Credit taxonomy suggested.
Author contribution required, Credit taxonomy suggested. Represent the authorship group with the journal. Be the point of contact with the journal. The journal does not used CRediT taxonomy. Yes and included in metadata. Proceedings of the IEEE Authorship and co-authorship should be based on a substantial intellectual contribution. It is assumed that all authors have had a significant role in the creation of an article that bears their names.
Therefore, the list of authors on an article serves multiple purposes; it indicates who is responsible for the work and to whom questions regarding the work should be addressed. The IEEE affirms that authorship credit must be reserved for individuals who have met each of the following conditions: Approved the final version of the article as accepted for publication, including references. Sign in to download free article PDFs Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account.
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Transparency in Author Contributions in Science (TACS)
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 .