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Confidentiality in Legal Petitions and Claims for Privileged Information

Annette Flanagin

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.205
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A number of cases in US law have served as the foundation for or have directly supported the confidential nature of the editorial and peer review process.In 1972, the US Supreme Court ruled in Branzburg ... More

Confidentiality in Selecting Editors and Editorial Board Members

Annette Flanagin

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.206
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When editors or editorial board members are interviewed and evaluated for a prospective position with a journal, all participants in the selection process should be reminded that all discussions should ... More
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Conflicts of Interest

Annette Flanagin

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.021.73
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Of all the causes which conspire to blindMan’s erring judgment, and misguide the mind,What the weak head with strongest bias rules,Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.    Alexander PopeA conflict ... More

Copying, Reproducing, Adapting, and Other Uses of Content

Annette Flanagin

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.190
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To copy or reproduce an entire work without authorization from the copyright owner constitutes copyright infringement. However, a reasonable type and amount of copying of a copyrighted work is permitted ... More

Copyright Assignment or License

Annette Flanagin

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.188
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Typically, copyright of a work vests initially with the author of the work. As copyright owner, an author may transfer rights to a publisher by copyright assignment, exclusive license, or nonexclusive ... More

Copyright Notice and Registration

Annette Flanagin

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.189
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Although use of a copyright notice is not required under copyright law, the US Copyright Office strongly recommends use of such a notice. A copyright notice for all visual copies of a work should contain ... More

Copyright Resources

Annette Flanagin

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.197
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Additional information about copyright law may be obtained from several sources. For a detailed legal account, consult Perle and Williams on Publishing Law or Nimmer on Copyright (although these resources ... More

Copyright: Definition, History, and Current Law

Annette Flanagin

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
Published Online: 
2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.186
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Copyright is a term used to describe the legal right of authors to control the communication and reproduction of their original works of authorship., Thus, copyright law provides for the protection of ... More

Corrections (Errata)

Annette Flanagin

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.243
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Journals should publish corrections (or errata) following errors or important omissions made by authors or introduced by editors, manuscript editors, production staff, or printers.,, According to the ... More

Correspondence (Letters to the Editor)

Annette Flanagin

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
Published Online: 
2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.242
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A biomedical journal should provide a forum for readers and authors to participate in postpublication peer review and scientific dialogue and to exchange important information, especially with regard ... More

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