Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University International Journal of Social Sciences has zero tolerance for plagiarism. When a paper is sent to the journal, Turnitin software will be used to detect any plagiarism and will be taken into consideration during editor review. Turnitin report is controlled in terms of content, there is no rule for percentage.
Our plagiarism policy includes false quatations and paraphrasing. Also self plagiarism is not tolerated. Previously published papers or using text from previously published work is not welcome. If a paper from a un-published thesis is submitted, it must be stated in a footnote.
When a Turnitin similarity report raises question marks, the corresponding author will be informed about the report and asked to solve the problems. If the problems in the text indicate important problems the paper will be rejected by the journal.