Plagiarism Policy

Plagiarism Policy for "Open Horizon Scientific Review"

"Open Horizon Scientific Review" is committed to publishing original and high-quality research. Plagiarism is the act of taking someone else's work and passing it off as your own. This includes copying text, ideas, or data without proper attribution. Plagiarism is a serious academic offense, and it will not be tolerated by "Open Horizon Scientific Review".

What constitutes plagiarism?

Plagiarism can occur in many forms, including:

  • Copying text word-for-word from another source without citation.
  • Paraphrasing another source's ideas without citation.
  • Using another source's data without citation.
  • Submitting work that has been previously published by someone else.
  • Self-plagiarism, which is the act of reusing your own work without citation.

How do we detect plagiarism?

"Open Horizon Scientific Review" uses a variety of methods to detect plagiarism, including:

  • Manual review by editors and reviewers.
  • Use of plagiarism detection software.
  • Cross-referencing submissions with other published works.

What happens if I am found to have plagiarized?

If you are found to have plagiarized, your submission will be rejected and you may be banned from publishing in "Open Horizon Scientific Review" in the future. In some cases, we may also notify your institution of the plagiarism.

How can I avoid plagiarism?

The best way to avoid plagiarism is to properly cite all of your sources. When you use information from another source, be sure to mention the source in your text and in your reference list. You should also paraphrase the information in your own words, rather than copying it directly.

Tips for avoiding plagiarism:

  • Keep track of all of the sources you use in your research.
  • Take notes on your sources, and be sure to indicate which information came from which source.
  • Paraphrase your sources in your own words.
  • Cite all of your sources in your text and in your reference list.