Publishing Ethics

Learn about and follow the ethical guidelines of scientific publishing.

IEEE provides guidance on publishing ethics, including:

Definition of Authorship

Who should be listed as an author on your scientific article? IEEE’s definition of authorship will help you answer that question and clarify each author’s responsibilities.… Read More >


Cite Sources Appropriately

Always cite your sources. Citation is required in several instances. Follow these guidelines:… Read More >


Report Your Data Accurately

As an author, keep in mind that readers of your article rely on you to communicate your research findings fully and accurately. Ensure they see the full picture by avoiding fabrication, falsification, and image manipulation … Read More >


Publish Original Research

When submitting your article for publication, it should contain original research that hasn’t been published before and is not currently submitted to any other publication.… Read More >