1. Definition of Plagiarism
Plagiarism is the act of presenting someone else's work, ideas, or intellectual property as one's own, without proper attribution. This includes, but is not limited to, copying text, images, data, or concepts without appropriate acknowledgment.
2. Plagiarism Detection
At JNLP, we are committed to upholding academic integrity and originality. To identify potential cases of plagiarism, we use advanced plagiarism detection software to screen all submitted manuscripts.
3. Types of Plagiarism
Plagiarism can manifest in various forms, including but not limited to:
- Copying verbatim text from other sources without proper citation.
- Paraphrasing or rephrasing another author's work without appropriate attribution.
- Self-plagiarism, which involves reusing substantial portions of one's own previously published work without disclosure.
4. Author Responsibilities
Authors submitting manuscripts to JNLP are responsible for ensuring the originality of their work. This includes:
- Properly citing and referencing all sources used in their manuscript.
- Obtaining permission to use copyrighted material and providing necessary attributions.
- Declaring any previously published work or overlap with other submissions.
5. Plagiarism Handling
If potential plagiarism is identified:
- The editorial team will assess the extent and nature of the plagiarism.
- The corresponding author will be contacted to provide clarifications or explanations.
- If the plagiarism is confirmed, appropriate actions will be taken based on the severity, which may include rejection of the manuscript, informing the author's institution, and other steps as deemed necessary.
6. Repeated Offenses
Authors found to have committed plagiarism will be subjected to:
- Immediate rejection of the submitted manuscript.
- Temporary or permanent banning from submitting to JNLP.
- Notification of the plagiarism incident to their affiliated institution.
7. Ethical Considerations
The editorial team at JNLP is committed to upholding the highest ethical standards in scholarly publishing. Cases of plagiarism will be handled in accordance with established guidelines and ethical norms.
8. Prevention and Education
We encourage authors to familiarize themselves with proper citation practices and to use plagiarism detection tools before submitting their work. Our aim is to promote a culture of originality and responsible research.
9. Contact Information
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the plagiarism policy, please contact the editorial office at firstname.lastname@example.org.