Ensure due diligence and prevent academic misconduct before it occurs.
Reduce time spent investigating and adjudicating misconduct cases.
Protect the reputation of institution, researcher or advisor, writer and publisher.
Scientific publishing is the crucial product of scientist work. Number of publications and their quoting are measures of scientist success while unpublished researches are invisible to the scientific community, and as such fictional.
Although the truth should be the aim of scientific research, it is not guiding fact for all scientists. The best way to reach the truth in its study and to avoid the methodological and ethical mistakes is to consistently apply scientific methods like CFP(Check-For-Plag) and ethical standards in research.
Publications are the end-products of the scientific work, and their quantity and citability are keys to the promotion of scientists. Once published, a scholarly paper becomes a source for references, post publication review and critique. To contribute to the bulk of knowledge of evidence-based medicine, the paper should be credible. It should be based on optimal research design and reporting.
By claiming authorship of scholarly works, researchers get promotion and numerous other academic benefits. However, they also become responsible for what they publish and influence future publications, and science and education at large.