Plagiarism Policy

The Editorial Team of Paradigma Journal acknowledges that plagiarism is unacceptable and establishes the following policies that state-specific actions (penalties) if plagiarism is identified in an article submitted to be published in the Paradigma Journal.


Plagiarism is an act intentionally or unintentionally in obtaining or trying to obtain credit or value for scientific work, by quoting part or all of paper and/or scientific paper of other parties that are recognized as scientific papers, without mentioning the source appropriately and adequately.

For that, then:

The manuscript must be original, never published, and not in the process of waiting for publication elsewhere. Material taken verbally from other sources needs to be clearly identified so that it is different from the original text.

If plagiarism is identified, Chief Editor is responsible for reviewing the article and will approve the action in accordance with the level of plagiarism detected, with the following guidelines:


Plagiarism Level

  1. Tracing a part of a short sentence from another manuscript without mentioning the source. Action: Authors are given warnings and requests to change the manuscript and quote correctly.
  2. Tracing most of the other manuscripts without the right quote and not mentioning the source. Action: The submitted manuscript is rejected for publication in the Paradigma Journal and the author can be sanctioned for not publishing in the Paradigma Journal.
  3. All writers are responsible for the content of the articles they submit because they all signed the Paradigma Journal Publication Ethics Statement Form. If the manuscript is classified as plagiarism, then all authors will be subject to the same action.
  4. If the author is proven to submit the manuscript to the Paradigma Journal by simultaneously sending it to another journal, and this overlap is found during the reviewer process or after publication, then the action according to point 2 above is given.
  5. If plagiarism is found outside the above rules, the editor of the Journal of Paradigma has the right to give sanctions according to the policy of the editorial team.