Plagiarism Policy

"SciWaveBulletin" upholds the highest standards of academic integrity and ethical conduct. Plagiarism, in any form, is considered a serious violation of these standards. This Plagiarism Policy outlines the expectations regarding originality and proper attribution when submitting manuscripts to "SciWaveBulletin."

  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, the following:

1.1. Copying and pasting text from another source without quotation marks and proper citation. 1.2. Paraphrasing without appropriate attribution.

  • Presenting someone else's data, images, or figures as one's own.
  • Self-plagiarism, which involves reusing significant portions of one's own previously published work without proper citation.
  1. Plagiarism Detection: "SciWaveBulletin" employs Turnitin, a plagiarism detection service, to examine submitted manuscripts for potential instances of plagiarism. Acceptable plagiarism levels, as determined by Turnitin and AI detection, are up to 15%.
  2. Author Responsibility: Authors submitting manuscripts to "SciWaveBulletin" are responsible for ensuring the originality of their work. Authors must:

3.1. Properly cite all sources used in their research, including text, data, images, and figures.

  • Clearly indicate quotations and use proper citation styles.
  • Ensure that submitted work does not exceed the acceptable plagiarism levels.
  1. Turnitin Reports: Upon manuscript submission, authors may receive a Turnitin similarity report. This report highlights any sections of the manuscript that may be similar to existing published works.
  2. Editorial Review: Manuscripts identified with potential plagiarism will undergo thorough editorial review. The editorial team reserves the right to reject manuscripts or take appropriate actions if plagiarism is detected.
  3. Consequences of Plagiarism: Consequences for plagiarism may include, but are not limited to, rejection of the manuscript, a formal notice to the author, and reporting the incident to the author's institution.
  4. Reporting Concerns: Concerns related to plagiarism should be reported to the editorial team of "SciWaveBulletin" promptly. The journal is committed to addressing such concerns in a fair and responsible manner.
  5. Contact Information: For inquiries or concerns related to the Plagiarism Policy, please contact our editorial team at

By submitting a manuscript to "SciWaveBulletin," authors acknowledge and agree to the terms outlined in this Plagiarism Policy.