1,200 Elsevier journals adopting CASRAI CRediT

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Great news announced today by Elsevier. They have adopted CASRAI CRediT in 1,200 of their journals and have plans to adopt it in hundreds more in 2020. From the press release:

By detailing each author’s role in the research, we hope to help all authors receive fairer recognition for their personal contribution to the advance of science, particularly vital for early career researchers. As part of our ongoing focus on research integrity, CRediT can act as a framework for collaborators to have constructive conversations about ethical authorship,” said Philippe Terheggen, Managing Director for STM Journals, Elsevier. “In addition, CRediT offers more transparency for funders, academic institutions, government and other stakeholders.

I am looking forward to seeing this great work (Chaired by Liz Allen and Alison McGonagle-O’Connell) spread even further.