Learning Gate Journals have a Zero tolerance policy towards plagiarism. All articles are scanned through iThenticate Turnitin. Turnitin receipt will be provided to authors with review reports. 

Authors are requested to check plagiarism at their end also to avoid any unpleasant situation.

Please respect the work of other researchers by proper quotation and citation in your article.

If any article is found plagiarized, it will not be published in our journal at any cost. 

If you find infringement of the copyright of your work in any work of Learning Gate Journals, please inform us with proper evidence for corrective measures. Contact us immediately in case of plagiarism related queries.

Possible Actions by Editor for High Similarity Index

Editorial board has passed the following actions: 
 
1. Similarity Index above 30% --> Article Rejected (due to poor citation and/or poor paraphrasing, article outright rejected, NO RESUBMISSION accepted)
 
2. Similarity Index (10-30%) --> Editor may send to the author for improvement [provide correct citations to all places of similarity and do good paraphrasing even if the citation is provided]
 
3. Similarity index Less than 10% --> May be accepted or citation improvement may be required. [proper citations must be provided  to all outsourced texts]
 
In case 2 and 3: The authors should revise the article carefully, add required citations, and do good paraphrasing to outsourced text. And resubmit the article with new Turnitin report showing NO PLAGIARISM and similarity below 10%