Plagiarism, in which one misrepresents ideas, words, computer codes or other creative expressions as one’s own, is a clear violation of such ethical principles. Plagiarism can also represent a violation of copyright law, punishable by statute. Plagiarism manifests itself in a variety of forms, including.
All authors are deemed to be individually and collectively responsible for the content of papers published by the REPA journals and press. Hence, it is the responsibility of each author to ensure that submitted papers attain the highest ethical standards concerning copyright and plagiarism. Our publications aligned with the Council of Science Editors (CSE) that encourage everyone involved in the scholarly publishing process to take responsibility for promoting integrity in scientific publishing. The provided CSE White Paper “will serve as a basis for developing and improving effective practices to achieve that goal in an academic ethical manner”. Read more!