Order of Authors

Robin Dover R_DOVER at icrf.icnet.uk
Thu Jan 12 07:00:34 EST 1995


In article <3f0mnu$56s at ucunix.san.uc.edu>, naussjl at ucunix.san.uc.edu
(Jeffrey L Nauss) wrote:

> MCGEED at HAL.HAHNEMANN.EDU wrote:
> :       Why don't technicians suually get authorship?...
> 
> With myself and my collegues we base the decision on the amount of
> intellectual contribution.  If the technician played a major role in
> the design of the experiment and the analysis of the results, then
> he/she should be a co-author.  If on the other hand, the technician
> was simply carrying out routine or repetitive tasks, then no
> co-authorship is warranted.
> 

But doesn't "No intellectual input" sometimes apply to non-technicians ;-)

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