Plagiarism Policy

HATAM Publishers promises the transparent and quality peer review process and have obligation to assist the scientific community in all aspects of publishing ethics, especially in cases of plagiarism. The peer review process plays a vital role in successful scientific research publishing for improving the quality of the publications as well as to avoid Plagiarism.
What is Plagiarism?
Plagiarism is the "wrongful appropriation" and "stealing and publication" of another author's "language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions" and the representation of them as one's own original work. Plagiarism is considered academic dishonesty and a breach of journalistic ethics. It is subject to sanctions like penalties, suspension, and even expulsion.

Note for Authors
HATAM Publishers does not encourage any form of Plagiarism and duplicate submissions. Hence, we strongly recommend our authors to thoroughly check the content of the article before its submission to our Journals for publication. We request the Authors to use "Plagiarism Checking software" to check plagiarism prior to submission as a preliminary step.

HATAM Publishers’ Plagiarism Policy
HATAM Publishers will check plagiarism for all the submitted articles before publishing online. If the plagiarism is observed by editors, peer reviewers or by editorial staff at any stage of publication process, it could be rejected based on the percentile of plagiarism occurred and it would be notified to author. The published article(s) may be withdrawn if sufficient evidence of plagiarism observed even after publishing the manuscript.