Duplicate submission

Duplicate submission is a common form of academic misconduct. Each published article in a journal is expected to be completely original. Submitting the same or a very similar manuscript to two or more journals is unethical and can lead to rejection or even retraction. Why is duplicate submission considered unethical? What should authors be aware of to avoid allegations of duplicate submission? This series of posts covers the basics that every author needs to know about duplicate submission.

Part 01

Ethical research and publication practices are essential for honest scholarly and scientific research. Most journals today are keenly aware of this

Part 04

Authors are sometimes so keen on publishing in high impact factor journals that they indulge in unacceptable practices, such as unethical withdrawal or concurrent…