Author Information Anti-Plagiarism Policy

Anti-Plagiarism Policy

Zero Tolerance for Plagiarism

HCTL Open journals has a strict zero-tolerance policy for plagiarism. All manuscripts having overall similarity score above 20% would not be considered for publication process.

References / Bibliography is a Must

Bibliographic citation to a source of one's research is neither an optional choice, nor a favor, nor a professional courtesy, nor a currency for enriching allies and impoverishing competitors. It is a fundamental, non-negotiable obligation of intellectual integrity.

Process for Plagiarism Check

HCTL Open Journals have collaboration with Docoloc for professional plagiarism check of submitted articles before review and publication process.


Some useful websites:

1. Learn more about Plagiarism in the following website.
2. Learn more about true costs of research misconduct.
3. Learn more about the Ethics of Self-plagiarism.