Plagiarism Policy


The Corpus Journal of Social Sciences & Management Review (CJSSMR) is committed to maintaining the highest standards of academic integrity and originality in scholarly publications. As part of this commitment, the journal has established a comprehensive plagiarism policy to address issues related to the unauthorized use of intellectual property and to ensure the credibility and trustworthiness of the research published in CJSSMR.

Definition of Plagiarism:

Plagiarism is defined as the act of using someone else's words, ideas, or intellectual property without proper acknowledgment or permission and presenting them as one's own. This includes, but is not limited to, the direct copying of text, paraphrasing without proper citation, and submitting someone else's work as one's own.

Plagiarism Detection:

To uphold the standards of academic integrity, CJSSMR utilizes advanced plagiarism detection tools to identify and prevent any instances of plagiarism. Authors are reminded to ensure the originality of their submissions before submitting them for peer review.

Responsibility of Authors:

Authors submitting manuscripts to CJSSMR are required to adhere to the following guidelines:

  1. Originality:

    • Authors must ensure that their submissions are original and have not been previously published or submitted elsewhere.
    • Properly cite and reference all sources used in the manuscript, giving credit to the original authors.
  2. Permissions:

    • Obtain necessary permissions for the use of copyrighted material (e.g., figures, tables, or lengthy quotations) and provide proper attribution.
  3. Self-Plagiarism:

    • Avoid self-plagiarism by properly citing and referencing any content that has been previously published by the same author(s).
  4. Plagiarism Checking:

    • Conduct a thorough plagiarism check before submitting the manuscript to CJSSMR.

Consequences of Plagiarism:

Any manuscript found to contain instances of plagiarism will be subject to the following actions:

  1. Immediate Rejection:

    • Manuscripts containing substantial plagiarism will be rejected without further consideration.
  2. Notification:

    • The corresponding author will be notified of the plagiarism findings, along with specific details and evidence.
  3. Blacklisting:

    • Authors found guilty of plagiarism may be blacklisted, restricting them from submitting future manuscripts to CJSSMR.
  4. Reporting:

    • CJSSMR may report cases of plagiarism to the authors' institutions, funding agencies, and other relevant entities.