Plagiarism Policy

Al Tijarah Editorial Board recognizes that plagiarism is unacceptable and has therefore established the following policy stating specific measures (penalties) upon identification of plagiarism/similarities in articles submitted for publication in Al Tijarah.

Al Tijarah will use Turnitin originality checking software as a tool to detect similarities in text in article manuscripts. A maximum of 20% similarity is allowed for submitted papers. If we find more than 20% similarity index, the article will be returned to the author for correction and resubmission.

Definition, “plagiarism involves the use or close imitation of another author's language and thoughts and the representation of them as one's own original work.”

Policy: (1) Papers must be original, unpublished, and not awaiting publication elsewhere. Any material taken verbatim from another source needs to be clearly identified as different from the existing original text by: (a) Indentation; (b) Use of quotation marks; and (c) Identification of sources; (2) Any text exceeding fair use standards (here defined as more than two or three sentences or equivalent) or any graphic material reproduced from another source requires permission from the copyright holder and, where applicable, the original author and also requires identification of sources, for example previous publications; (3) When plagiarism is identified, the Editor-in-Chief is responsible for reviewing this paper and will approve action according to the degree of plagiarism detected in the paper according to the following guidelines: (a) Minor plagiarism, "a small number of sentences or short paragraphs from another manuscript plagiarized without If there is important data or ideas taken from a paper or other publication, the penalty is, "a warning will be given to the author and a request to change the manuscript and correctly cite the original source"; (b) Intermediate plagiarism, "important data, paragraphs or sentences of a articles are plagiarized without appropriate citations to the original source", punishment, "submitted articles are automatically rejected"; (c) Heavy plagiarism, "most articles are plagiarized which involves many aspects such as reproducing original results (data, formulations, equations, laws, statements , etc.), ideas, and methods presented in other publications”, penalty , “the paper is automatically rejected and the author is prohibited from submitting further articles to the journal”.