iThenticate software, a plagiarism checking system, is used to determine the similarity index for the submitted manuscripts. iThenticate compares assignments against its national and international database and produces an Originality Report. This identifies the percentage of text (excluding that in quotation marks) which can be matched to any of the existing data, either as identical text or closely paraphrased material.
Regarding to plagiarism policy GUJS Part C Editorial Team follow the rules listed below:
- Manuscript will be rejected if similarity index higher than 20 %. In this case, author(s) kindly advised to submit their manuscripts after revision.
- Manuscripts will be accepted for double blind peer review process if similarity index equal to or lower than 20 %.
- All author(s) accept the abovementioned rules by submitting their manuscript to GUJS Part C.