Eine Zusammenstellung von Univ.-Prof. Dr. Achim Gruber
Who should be first-, last- or co-author on a scientific publication, including journal articles, posters and web-based presentations? Helpful advice on this common issue is provided by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) at the following link:
In accordance with the policy and recommendations of major scientific journals in our field, it is strongly suggested to follow specific guidelines when images, including macro- and microphotographs, X-rays, Western-, Southern and Northern Blots as well as comparable images are digitally adjusted.
A helpful discussion including several examples and links to relevant journal policies is available at (Rossner and Yamada, 2004. The Journal of Cell Biology Vol. 166 no. 1, 11-15):
Specific guidelines for ethical adjustment of histological images are available at the US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences from Dr. Robert Maronpots laboratory at:
Laboratory note books (originals) have to be archived for at least ten years in the lab where the data were generated. Copies may be produced and handed to the person who generated the data at the time when she/he leaves the lab. The note books need to have continuous page numbering and firmly connected pages without the possibility to remove pages without traceability.