Biocity Journal : Journal of Pharmacy Bioscience and Clinical Community Editorial board recognizes that plagiarism is not acceptable and therefore establishes the following policy stating specific actions (penalties) upon identification of plagiarism/similarities in articles submitted for publication in Biocity Journal. Biocity Journal will use CrossCheck (powered by iThenticate) originality checking software as the tool in detecting similarities of texts in article manuscripts and the final version articles ready for publication. If the article exceeds the maximum limit of 20%, the article will be returned to the author for correction and resubmission.
Plagiarism is the “stealing and publication” of another author’s language, thoughts, ideas, and expression which is claimed as one’s own original work.
The Biocity Journal is to make sure that the journal is not the result of plagiarism before publication by checking it using CrossCheck (powered by iThenticate) checking software. CrossCheck is used to detect instances of overlapping and similarities of the article. The maximum limit on the plagiarism applied in the Biocity Journal is 20% and if the manuscript submitted exceeds 20% of plagiarism, the manuscript will be rejected without review. The authors are advised to revise it and resubmit the article.
The authors should confirm that the article has not been submitted to peer review, nor is in the process of peer reviewing, nor has been accepted for publishing in another journal. The author(s) should also confirm that the research in their work is original, and that all the data given in the article are real and authentic. If necessary, the article can be recalled, and errors corrected.