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The OJAS is member of CrossCheck, an initiative to help editors verify the originality of submitted manuscripts. As part of this process, all submitted manuscripts are scanned and compared with the CrossCheck database. The OJAS supports the ethical principles set out by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

The items in the list below are considered unethical and misconduct behavior. Authors are strongly suggested to be very well informed about them and avoid them under all circumstances.

For more information you may consult resources like the one below:

Wager, E., & Kleinert, S. (2011). Responsible research publication: International standards for authors. A position statement developed at the 2nd World Conference on Research Integrity, Singapore, 22-24 July 2010. Chapter 50. In T. Mayer & N. Steneck (Eds.), Promoting research integrity in a global environment (pp. 309-316). Singapore: Imperial College Press - World Scientific Publishing. (ISBN 978-981-4340-97-7)

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