Retracted papers left unflagged on journal websites

“After a scientific journal retracts a research paper, how does it alert later online visitors to the paper’s status? Options include appending a note or putting a watermark on the pdf, and/or linking to a retraction notice at the paper’s webpage. Some journals delete the pdf entirely. And sometimes, it would appear, nothing happens …” (more)

[Richard Van Noorden, The Great Beyond, 6 January]


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