Ethics of Using Language Editing Services in An Era of Digital Communication and Heavily Multi-Authored Papers

  title={Ethics of Using Language Editing Services in An Era of Digital Communication and Heavily Multi-Authored Papers},
  author={George A. Lozano},
  journal={Science and Engineering Ethics},
  • G. Lozano
  • Published 10 May 2013
  • Computer Science, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics
  • Science and Engineering Ethics
Scientists of many countries in which English is not the primary language routinely use a variety of manuscript preparation, correction or editing services, a practice that is openly endorsed by many journals and scientific institutions. These services vary tremendously in their scope; at one end there is simple proof-reading, and at the other extreme there is in-depth and extensive peer-reviewing, proposal preparation, statistical analyses, re-writing and co-writing. In this paper, the various… 
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