Suspect redundant (Duplicate) publication

Duplicate or redundant publication is a publication that overlapped substantially with one already published, in the press, or in an electronic media submission. It is incumbent upon the corresponding author to identify the duplicated material and acknowledge the sources on the submission form and obtain permission from the original publisher (i.e. the copyright owner), acknowledge the duplication in the figure legend, and cite the original article. (International Committee of Medical Editors.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published or currently submitted elsewhere. Duplicate publication is a violation of the APA code of ethics (APA Publication Manual, 2010 and will be grounds for prompt rejection of the submitted manuscript. If the editor was not aware of the violation and the article has been published, a notice of the duplicate submission and the ethical violation will be published. The following do not preclude submission to or publication by Innovative Publication.

Deposit of unpublished sequence data in a public database and preliminary disclosures of research findings as meeting posters, webcast as meeting presentations, or published in the abstract forms as adjuncts to a meeting, e.g., part of a program. Posting of a limited amount of original data on a personal/institutional and educational website or collaborative groups working on a problem.

For more information, please visit the following COPE guidelines regarding duplicate publications:

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