IJELLH (International Journal of English Language, Literature and Humanities) considers plagiarism as the re-use of someone else’s research work or ideas or words without acknowledging the original author and source. It is important for all IJELLH authors to recognise that plagiarism in any form, at any level, is not accepted and we will consider it as a breach of educational ethics.

What is plagiarism?

  • The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (4th Ed.) defines plagiarism as “A piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work.”
  • The American Heritage Dictionary (2nd College Ed.) defines plagiarize as “to take and use as one’s own the writings or ideas of another.”
  • IJELLH considers plagiarism as the re-use of someone else’s research work or ideas or words without acknowledging the original author and source. 

What Constitutes Plagiarism?

  • Handing in someone else’s work as your own
  • Putting your name on another person’s research work
  • Copying words and ideas from somewhere else without giving citation
  • Failing to put a quote in quotation marks
  • Giving incorrect information about the source of a quotation
  • Changing words but copying the sentence structure of a source without giving citation 

Policy

  • IJELLH (International Journal of English Language, Literature and Humanities) will not accept any research paper which will contain plagiarism, and reject and return of papers in review. Our reviewer team is very strict on plagiarism.
  • Prohibition from publishing in IJELLH. 

Anti-plagiarism declaration

By submitting paper for publication in IJELLH (International Journal English Language, Literature and Humanities), Authors (all authors of the article) certify that;

  • They are fully aware that plagiarism is illegal & wrong and authors know that plagiarism is the use of another person’s idea or published work and pretend that it is one’s own.
  • They declare that each contribution to their article or project has been acknowledged and source of information from other peoples’ published or unpublished works have been cited referenced.
  • They certifies that they are solely responsible for text of the article and research work included in the article along with any incomplete reference. 

Plagiarism before publication

The IJELLH (International Journal of English Language, Literature and Humanities) will evaluates  plagiarism on its own merits. IJELLH uses http://www.duplichecker.com/ to check plagiarism. If plagiarism is found, by the editor or reviewer team at any point either before publication of a manuscript or after the acceptance, we will inform the author(s) and advice them to either rewrite the copied content and cite the original source.