What Caught Our Attention: At times we get to just appreciate the moment: A paper focused on repetition — specifically, linking repeated exposure to travel videos and actual visits to the location — got retracted for duplication. The notice says the duplications were “inadvertent;” perhaps these researchers were motivated by their research? This isn’t the first time authors have been tripped up by their own subjects — in 2015, a researcher retracted his guidelines on plagiarism for…you guessed it. (Plagiarism.)
Journal: Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing
Authors: Daniel Leung and Astrid Dickinger
Affiliations: MODUL University Vienna, Austria
The article was retracted because significant portions of content have been inadvertently duplicated from work that the authors published elsewhere.
We are now cognisant of a substantially similar version of this article which was concurrently submitted to, and published in Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism.
We have been informed in our decision-making by the guidance of COPE guidelines on retractions.
Date of Article: June 2017
Times Cited, according to Clarivate Analytics’ Web of Science: Article is not indexed
Date of Notice: September 27, 2017
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