Transparency in Author Contributions in Science (TACS)

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The National Academy of Sciences in the United States created a webpage to track journals that are engaging in fair authorship practices. The page monitors criteria for authorship, responsibilities of the corresponding author, requirement for ORCID iDs, and adoption of the Contributor Roles Taxonomy (CRediT). A related white paper, which led to the creation of the TACs webpage, provides recommendations for research institutes, funders, and societies to increase transparency in author contributions.