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Plagiarism is the "wrongful appropriation" and "stealing and publication" of another author's "language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions" and the representation of them as one's own original work. Academia Journal of Surgery strongly condemn such illegal form of copying
What Constitutes Plagiarism?
- Turning in someone else’s work as your own
- Putting your name on another person’s essay or project
- Copying words or ideas from someone else without giving a citation
- Failing to put a quotation in quotation marks
- Giving incorrect information about the source of a quotation
- Changing words but copying the sentence structure of a source without giving a citation
- Attention! Changing the words of an original source is not sufficient to prevent plagiarism. If you have retained the essential idea of an original source, and have not cited it, then no matter how drastically you may have altered its context or presentation, you have still plagiarized. Most cases of plagiarism can be avoided, however, by citing sources. Simply acknowledging that certain material has been borrowed, and providing your audience with the information necessary to find that source, is usually enough to prevent plagiarism.
Anti-plagiarism declaration, by submitting a paper for publication to Academia Journal of Surgery, Authors (all authors of the article) certify that;
- Authors are fully aware that plagiarism is illegal & wrong and authors know that plagiarism is the use of another person’s idea or published work and to pretend that it is one’s own.
- Authors declare that each contribution to their article or project have been acknowledged and source of information from other people published or unpublished works have been cited referenced.
- Author(s) certify that they/you are solely responsible for text of the article and work included in the article along with any incomplete reference.
Screening for Plagiarism
Articles submitted for publication are priorly controlled via Turnitin (Plagiarism Detection Software). If articles identified as plagiarism or self-plagiarism with more than 20%, the manuscript will return to the author for correction. After this process, if the original submission has still at least 20% plagiarism journal has the right for rejection.
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