Plagiarism and duplicate publication
Plagiarism is unacknowledged copying or an attempt to misattribute original authorship, whether of ideas, text or results. Plagiarism can be said to have clearly occurred when large chunks of text have been cut-and-pasted without appropriate and unambiguous attribution. Such manuscripts would not be considered for publication in journal «EUREKA: Health Sciences». «Text recycling» or reuse of parts of text from an author's previous research publication is a form of self-plagiarism.
Duplicate publication occurs when an author reuses substantial parts of his or her own published work without providing the appropriate references. This can range from publishing an identical paper in multiple journals, to only adding a small amount of new data to a previously published paper.
Journal «EUREKA: Health Sciences» editors assess all such cases on their individual merits. When plagiarism becomes evident post-publication, we may correct or retract the original publication depending on the degree of plagiarism, context within the published article and its impact on the overall integrity of the published study.
Material submitted to a «EUREKA: Health Sciences» journal must be original and not published or submitted for publication elsewhere. This rule applies to material submitted elsewhere while the «EUREKA: Health Sciences» journal contribution is under consideration.
All manuscripts submitted for consideration to the journal «EUREKA: Health Sciences» are checked for uniqueness by specialized service iThenticate. A manuscript can be accepted for consideration only if it is unique at least 80%.
Also, in addition, the uniqueness of the manuscript is evaluated at the stage of double-blind peer review (as one of the criteria that is evaluated by reviewers).
If the manuscript was also submitted for consideration in another journal, the authors are required to report this when submitting the manuscript to the journal «EUREKA: Health Sciences».