Organic Communications

A scientific open access journal in the field of synthetic organic chemistry and polymers

Plagiarism Check and Ethics

Any manuscript submitted, soon to be submitted or in press at any other journal will not be considered by Organic Communications, and it is authors responsibility to inform the Editor of Organic Communication if such event exists. If the submitted manuscript is a revised version of a previously rejected by OC, the authors must indicate previous submission in their cover letter and explain the reason/changes that they made in the revised one.

The   Ethical Guidelines for Publication in Journals and Reviews  issued by the   European Association of Chemical and Molecular Sciences   are applied by Organic Communications. Authors of all the manuscripts submitted to OC automatically accept the guidelines given in the Ethical Guidelines for Publication in Journals and Reviews  and the authors have to provide the ethical board approvoment document informations ( the number and date and ethical board name of ethical approval) in the main text of manuscript and related data should be available in supporting information file of manuscript, if neccesseary or requested by the editorial office. The following studies strongly needs ethical board approval eg. any of in vivo studieson any animal and human body, studies of endagered species in the nature, information about the people including any kind of survey data etc. For detail please see the COPE guidelines.  

Authors are encouraged to attach an authenticate report during the submission to make sure that there is no plagiarism problem. Manuscripts submitted to OC publications are routinely screened by a software to check the originality of the submitted articles. It should be noted that OC publications are committed to deterring plagiarism and self-plagiarism

ACG Publications journals use iThenticate software to check the originality of submitted manuscripts for plagiarism.  If a duplication detected by the editorial office and reviewers, the manuscript will directly be rejected. If the authors use the same sentences of their or another authors previous work with citation without quotation mark, it will still be considered as self-plagiarism and plagiarism,respectively. Organic Communication has the right of removing any article published in OC, and banning the authors submitting their studies in future if any ethical violation is identified.

To learn the detailed ethical principal for publication process please visit the COPE guidelines.

Please see the general remarks of review process of ACG PUBLICATIONS on this link.