Plagiarism Detection

The plagiarism detection process is carried out using the knowledge of the Editorial Team and experts in the relevant scientific field during the internal and external review process (for more see: Review Process), as well as during the editorial process carried out by experienced proofreaders. If plagiarism is suspected at any of the mentioned stages, the submission is additionally analyzed using appropriate software - in the case of English and other foreign-language texts this is the Crossref Similarity Check tool powered by iThenticate, and in the case of Polish-language texts it is additionally or exclusively the tool (integrated with the Uniform Anti-Plagiarism System using by Polish higher education system).

The Editorial Team reserves the right to perform an anti-plagiarism check on any text submitted for publication.

The check with digital tools can also be performed at the request of the author of the submitted text.