Best Practices Webinar Series: The effects of retractions on the scholarly record

Retractions play an essential role in research communication. Recently, we have witnessed exponential growth in the number of retractions by authors and publishers. This increase in retractions raises concerns about the integrity of the scholarly record, but it also contributes to genuine self-correction and transparency.

In this webinar, you will learn about basics of retractions, best practices, the organization’s methodology and process for retracting a paper, and recommendations.

• Jodi Schneider, University of Illinois
• Simone Ragavooloo, BMJ
• Helen Macdonald, BMJ
• Luigi Longobardi, IEEE