Authorship to contributorship: Issues related to credit in research publications
Keywords:Authorship, contributions, credit
‘Authorship’ in a research article is mostly determined on the basis of ‘substantial contribution,’ which has diverse definitions. The broader concept of contributorship is based on the multiple roles of the contributors, especially in interprofessional and collaborative research. Issues related to authorship include order of authorship, corresponding authorship, and co-contributorship. To prevent disputes, the authors should negotiate these early in the research.
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