Plagiarism Policy

Bioresources Communications(BC) Journal has a Zero tolerance policy towards plagiarism. All articles are scanned through CrossCheck. CrossCheck receipt will be provided to authors with review reports if necessary. Authors are requested to check plagiarism at their end as well, in order to avoid any unpleasant situation.


Please respect the work of other researchers by proper quotation and citation in your article.
If any article is found plagiarized, it will not be published in our journal at any cost. 
If you find infringement of the copyright of your work in any work of BC Journals, please inform us with proper evidence for corrective measures. Contact us immediately in case of plagiarism related queries.


Possible Actions by Editor for High Similarity Index
The editorial board has passed the following actions: 
1. Similarity index above 30% --> Article will be rejected. (due to poor citation and/or poor paraphrasing, article outright rejected, NO RESUBMISSION accepted)
2. Similarity index between 20%-30% --> Editor may return the work to the author for improvement. (provide correct citations to all places of similarity and do good paraphrasing even if the citation is provided)
3. Similarity index less than 20% --> May be accepted or citation improvement may be required. (proper citations must be provided to all outsourced texts)

In case of 2 and 3: The authors should revise the article carefully, add required citations, and do good paraphrasing to outsourced text. After resubmission, the article CrossCheck report should show NO PLAGIARISM and a similarity below 20%.