Sample letter to the editor of the journal concerning an alleged case of misconduct
I, …………, hereby inform the editorial team of any shortcomings in the selection or publication process of the journal.
All letters should contain all of the following information
First name and last name of the complainant and email contact.
Title of the article and identifying information
Allegation of misconduct (suspected case of misconduct) – please clearly specify which offence is alleged (see the list above)
Original documents or materials (i.e. articles, documents with plagiarised passages and copies of uncited sources, failure to follow standard research practices, falsification, authorship, etc.)
At (place) … , on…/../ ..