Screening for Plagiarism
The concept of plagiarism is determined as follows:
Plagiarism – promulgation (publication), fully or partially, of another's work under the name of a person who is not the author of this work
Self-plagiarism – re-publishing of large text parts from own scientific papers by the author without stating the fact of their prior or simultaneous publication
Textual plagiarism – full or partial copying of text fragments (modified or not) in the articles, theses, reports, books, manuscripts, theses, and so on.
The following actions clear characterize the process of plagiarism:
- turning in someone else’s work as your own;
- copying another person’s words or ideas without reference to its work;
- intentional omission the quote from the reference list; providing incorrect source data (such as "broken" links);
- changing words order, while preserving the overall structure of a sentence;
- copying large parts of text or ideas that makes up the majority of new article.
Plagiarism is classified in the following categories:
- the exact verbatim copying (Copy & Paste) without a proper bibliographic reference to the borrowed fragments;
- copying with modifications in language, vocabulary and technological interpretation (the words switching, replacing letters, numbers, etc.);
- style plagiarism;
- translation from another language;
- idea plagiarism.
- Executive editor check all submitted manuscripts by Unicheck software solution at the stage of initial review.
- If plagiarism is detected - the Editors have the right to reject the submitted manuscript.
- The authors are responsible for the accuracy of the information presented in the articles, the accuracy of the names, last names and citations.
- In case of finding out plagiarism authors have the responsibility according to the current legislation of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine «On Copyright and Related Rights»).