Plagiarism can be defined as the unethical act of copying somebody’s earlier ideas, processes, results or words without explicit acknowledgement of the original author and source. Sometimes it may be Self-plagiarism can be said as when an author utilizes large portions of his/her own previously published research without using appropriate references. This can be range from getting the same manuscript published in multiple journals to modifying a previously published manuscript with some new minor data changes.
Types of Plagiarism
The following types of plagiarism are considered by the journal:
v Full Plagiarism: It can be defined as submitting someone’s published content without any changes to the text, idea and grammar is considered as full plagiarism
v Partial Plagiarism: If the article content is plagiarized from multiple sources, where the author has extensively rephrased text, then it is known as partial plagiarism.
v Self-Plagiarism: When an author reuses complete or larger portions of his/her pre-published research, then it is known as self-plagiarism. If the author republishes his/ her previously published work in another journal(s) then it is called as complete self-plagiarism.
We are very strict against any unethical act of copying or plagiarism in any form. Whenever we find plagiarism in the submitted manuscript at quality checking steps or initial stages of review, it will be out-rightly rejected and will not be considered for publication in the journal anymore.