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Secondary Publication 

Secondary Publication

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Ethical and Legal Considerations
Author(s):

Annette Flanagin

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date: 04 May 2016

Secondary publication is the subsequent republication, or simultaneous publication (sometimes called dual or parallel publication), of an article in 2 or more journals (in the same or another language) by mutual consent of the journal editors. Secondary publication can be beneficial. For example, the editors of an English-language journal and a non English-language journal may agree to secondary publication in translated form for the benefit of audiences who speak different languages. The ICMJE approves secondary publication if all of the following conditions are met: 1. The authors have received approval from the editors of both journals; the editor concerned with

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