Recognition for a person's effective contribution to a scholarly publication is done primarily through the inclusion, or not, of the names of (individual) contributors on a (more or less) limited list of names associated with that publication.
The place on this list determines in most cases the "importance" of …
Researchers who contribute significantly to the creation of the publication are added to the authors list.
This involves 4 (cumulative!) conditions:
- a significant contribution to the design of the research, relevant data collection, its analysis, and/ or interpretation;
- drafting and/or critical reviewing the publication;
- approval of the final …
Authorship is related to the actual contribution someone makes to a scientific publication.
Various stakeholders in science (research institutions, faculties, funders, publishers, journals, etc.) have developed standards to regulate this aspect of scholarly publishing.
Authorship is an important (co-)factor for the academic impact and reputation of individual researchers …