Procedia of Multidisciplinary Research has a zero-tolerance policy for plagiarism. We take all allegations of plagiarism very seriously and will investigate any suspected cases thoroughly and promptly.
Authors submitting manuscripts to our journal are expected to ensure that their work is original and free from any form of plagiarism, including self-plagiarism. Plagiarism includes the following:
1. Copying text or ideas from another source without proper attribution.
2. Paraphrasing text from another source without proper attribution.
3. Submitting a manuscript that has been previously published elsewhere, in whole or in part.
4. Submitting a manuscript that is under consideration for publication elsewhere.
PMR is part of CrossCheck, an initiative to assist editors to validate the originality of submitted articles. As part of this procedure, manuscripts are scanned and compared with the CrossCheck database.
To ensure that all manuscripts submitted to our journal are original, all the manuscripts submitted for publication are checked for plagiarism within 48 hours. If plagiarism is identified by the editor-in-chief, editor and reviewer etc., at any step of article before or after peer review process and acceptance in that case we will alert the author(s) and will request them to rewrite the content in the article or to cite the references from where the content has been copied. If more than 30% of the content is plagiarized, the article may be suggested to rewrite or rejected and the same is informed to the author.
Authors who are found to have engaged in plagiarism will be subject to sanctions, which may include a ban on submitting future manuscripts to our journal, as well as reporting the misconduct to their institution or funding agency.
We take plagiarism very seriously at the PMR, and we are committed to upholding the highest standards of academic integrity. If you have any questions or concerns about our plagiarism policy, please do not hesitate to contact our editorial team.