JRTM, has taken plagiarism seriously. From 2018 the journal has adhered to screening of all submitted articles for plagiarism check through advanced softwares available with publishers. The journal stands with the authors in the need of guiding them on how to prevent plagiarism. The journal has installed pre submission plagiarism checking software ithenticate in the author submission page itself, where authors can screen their manuscript prior submission itself at a minimal cost.
A brief idea of Plagiarism has been described below for beginners. The authors are required to further enhance their knowledge on plagiarism by referring http://www.plagiarism.org/article/what-is-plagiarism web site.
Plagiarism is a form of unethical work which occurs with or without the knowledge of an individual. The definition of plagiarism as per various dictionaries sums that Plagiarism is "Utilizing other's work or ideas and claim them as one's own."
Types of Plagiarism:
1. Word to Word Copying
2. Copying the contents by changing the words even by given credit by quoting there work as reference.
3. Copying others Idea/Concept/Novelty and using as own's one without credit or permission
4. Change of Authorship of other works
5. Self Plagiarism
6. Giving incorrect or false information about the source of information
Journals Policy on Plagiarism
The journals apprach in managing the manuscript which have plagiarism is grouped into as follows,
Plagiarism after publication
Upon identification or information regarding plagiarism on any published work, the editorial board will conduct its own investigation and suitable actions leading to retraction of the article will be initiated on finding the level of plagiarism.