Correcting the Scientific Record: Retraction Practices in Chemistry and Materials Science

  title={Correcting the Scientific Record: Retraction Practices in Chemistry and Materials Science},
  author={François-Xavier Coudert},
  journal={Chemistry of Materials},
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The limitations of retraction notices and the heroic acts of authors who correct the scholarly record: An analysis of retractions of papers published from 1975 to 2019
  • Q. Vuong
  • Political Science, Computer Science
  • Learn. Publ.
  • 2020
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