Journals’ TOP guidelines transparency level should be disclosed
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In a further step in their aim to enhance transparency and replication of research, European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, and more than 2900 journals—including Science journals and Nature Group journals—and organizations are signatories of the Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) guidelines . However, this is not enough. TOP guidelines were first issued in 2015  acknowledging that most scientists endorse transparency, openness, and reproducibility as norms and values to be routinely practiced.
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