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Plagiarism Policy

Plagiarism involves presenting someone else's work (copying of phrases, clauses, sentences, paragraphs or longer extracts from published or unpublished work) as one's own particular work. Self-plagiarism sometimes occurs when an author reuses some parts of his/ her own published work without mentioning the appropriate sources OR submit an identical paper published earlier by adding small amounts of new data. ESA can check plagiarism in the received articles. If a substantial plagiarism content is observed by editors, peer reviewers, or editorial staff members at any stage of the publication process, it will be informed to the author and he has to rewrite and check the plagiarized part the manuscript. ESA also reserves the right to check for research fabrication and use plagiarism detecting software to screen submitted papers at all times.

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In accordance with the code of conduct, we will report any cases of suspected plagiarism or duplicate publishing. In any case, if the submitted original manuscript is having a substantial plagiarized content, the article will be rejected on submission and the same will be notified to the author. In this case, author has to recheck the manuscript, correct it and resubmit to the journal for fresh consideration.

ESA encourages authors to use Grammarily for mistake-free writing. Scientific writing is rigorous and needs the usage of more formal words. Grammarily allows you to get tailored suggestions regarding the sentence structure and word suggestions.

ESA encourages authors to use Mendeley desktop applications for reference. Mendeley is a free reference manager that can help you collect references, organize your citations, and create bibliographies. Mendeley is also an academic social network that enables you to share your research with others. 

ESA encourages authors to use ENDNOTE desktop applications for reference managing. Endnote is a reference manager that can help you collect references, organize your citations, and create bibliographies. Endnote helps you to build a customised reference list as per the journal style.

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