Plagiarism Policy

Plagiarism, in any form, is considered a serious ethical violation and is strictly prohibited by NATURALISTA CAMPANO. The journal is committed to upholding the highest standards of academic integrity and ensuring the originality and authenticity of all published research. The following outlines the journal's plagiarism policy:

  1. Definition of Plagiarism:

    • Plagiarism is the act of presenting someone else's work, ideas, or words as one's own without proper attribution or acknowledgment.
    • This includes, but is not limited to, copying text, images, data, or ideas from another source without permission or citation.
  2. Detection of Plagiarism:

    • NATURALISTA CAMPANO employs plagiarism detection software to screen all submitted manuscripts for potential instances of plagiarism.
    • Authors are expected to submit original work that has not been previously published or under consideration elsewhere.
    • Any manuscript found to contain plagiarized content will be immediately rejected and may be subject to further disciplinary action.
  3. Types of Plagiarism:

    • Direct Plagiarism: Verbatim copying of another author's work without citation.
    • Self-Plagiarism: Reuse of one's own previously published work or data without proper acknowledgment.
    • Paraphrasing Plagiarism: Rewriting someone else's work in different words without proper citation.
    • Mosaic Plagiarism: Piecing together phrases or sentences from multiple sources without proper attribution.
  4. Consequences of Plagiarism:

    • Manuscripts containing plagiarized content will be immediately rejected by NATURALISTA CAMPANO.
    • Authors found to have engaged in plagiarism may be barred from submitting future manuscripts to the journal.
    • In cases of severe plagiarism, the author's institution or employer may be notified, and further actions may be taken in accordance with established guidelines and ethical standards.
  5. Prevention of Plagiarism:

    • Authors are responsible for ensuring the originality and integrity of their research and for properly citing all sources used in their manuscript.
    • Authors should familiarize themselves with citation and referencing guidelines, such as the APA (American Psychological Association) style, and adhere to these guidelines consistently.
  6. Appeals and Corrections:

    • Authors have the right to appeal a decision regarding plagiarism if they believe it was made in error.
    • Authors may be given the opportunity to correct unintentional instances of plagiarism under the supervision of the editorial team.

NATURALISTA CAMPANO takes plagiarism very seriously and is committed to maintaining the integrity and credibility of published research. Authors are urged to adhere to ethical standards and academic integrity guidelines to ensure the originality and authenticity of their work.