Donald Forsdyke (forsdyke at post.queensu.ca) wrote:
: It is considered unethical to publish the same material in two
: independent journals. Yet, we see the organizers of the:
: "THIRD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON
: COMPUTATIONAL MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
: April 11-14, 1999
: Lyon, France"
: An abstract must be received by October 9, 1998.
: Simultaneous submission to another conference or journal is allowed.
: Any view of this? D. R. Forsdyke
: Discussion Leader. Bionet.journals.note
>>> Hey, isn't that a great idea!!!
Perhaps the organizers have read your article about
multiple journal submission,
you have compared with book-publishing earlier
(Mon, 13 Jul 1998 10:19:16-0400) in this newsgroup.
It may well be that the scientific community is expanding
too rapidly and to an extent resulting too many
Still the number of existing and new journals is apparently
not able to accept/publish the same proportion of mss as
Could this be a reason why conference organizers/editors
should deviate from publishing ethics?
...or, is there a shortage of conference participants?
If so organizers should make them clearly more attractive,
say, by allowing double publication. Isn't that GREAT...
Mart Speek, senior scientist (ESTONIA)