Author: the Signals Team

  • Problematic Paper Screener: a new signal to help protect research integrity

    Problematic Paper Screener: a new signal to help protect research integrity

    Signals from the community Publication fraud is harming trust in research. To help protect the integrity of the scholarly record and restore trust in research many researchers and sleuths comb the literature to identify patterns and markers of fraud in research articles, and some build tools to enhance these efforts. The Problematic Paper Screener, an…

  • Signals joins United2Act

    Signals joins United2Act

    We’re pleased to announce that Signals has become a signatory of United2Act. Collective action against paper mills is essential for protecting the integrity of the scholarly record, a vital step in restoring trust in research. We look forward to working closely with the research community to address the paper mill problem and to continue providing…

  • Introducing Signals

    Introducing Signals

    Trust is at an all-time low More people than ever question whether they can trust our most important institutions. This isn’t a new concern; trust has been in decline for decades. However, we have always been able to rely on the foundational and self-correcting nature of scholarly literature as a source of truth. This is…