Prevention of Plagiarism

Plagiarism is the use of others' published and unpublished ideas or words (or other intellectual property) without attribution or permission, and presenting them as new and original rather than derived from an existing source. Self-plagiarism refers to the practice of an author using portions of their previous writings on the same topic in another of their publications, without specifically citing it formally in the quote (

Articles to be published in the Journal of Social Policy and Social Work Studies are subjected to iThenticate similarity/plagiarism scanning. If the similarity/plagiarism rate of articles is above 10%, they won’t be accepted for publication.

According to the results of the similarity report, one of the following three decisions is given about the article:
• It is sent to the editor for evaluation.
• It is sent back to the author for correction.
• The rejection process is carried out without being taken to the evaluation stage (Articles that have a similarity rate of more than 10% are considered plagiarized and are rejected).

The authors should avoid any violation of the publication ethics mentioned below:
• Plagiarism
• Fabrication
• Falsification
• Duplication
• Salamization