- Our journal uses the guidelines (flowchart on What to do if you suspect plagiarism) outlined in the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)1
- If plagiarism is detected during the peer review process, the manuscript may reject it uprightly. The manuscript has worth publishing in terms of new ideas, but with a significant amount of plagiarism, it is encouraged to rewrite and resubmit.
- If plagiarism detected post-publication, it might issue for correction/retract the article.
- Our Journal uses Urkund/Turnitin plagiarism software to check for originality,
Before initiating the peer review process, all articles will be screened with plagiarism check software (Urkund/Turnitin). If plagiarism between 5% to 20%, the manuscript will be sent to the author for corrections. Articles with more than 20% plagiarism, will be rejected.
1. Committee on Publication Ethics. Suspected plagiarism in a submitted manuscript, Flowchart on What to do if you suspect plagiarism. [Last accessed on 2021 Jan 21]Available from https://publicationethics.org/files/plagiarism%20A.pdf