NGU Magazine: Editorial and publishing policies

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1- Editors are expected to strictly follow guidelines to maintain the quality of publications and to ensure the best possible publication ethics.

2- Editors shall evaluate contents purely, decisions shall not be based on race, gender, religion and ethnicity, and any other personal interests.

3- Editors are required to suggest and support ethical standards.

4- Editors are requested to evaluate manuscripts based upon:

- Originally and novelty of the work.
- Adherence to ethical guidelines.
- Collegiality between results and conclusions.
- Citation of appropriate previous work.
- Clarity and language standards.

1- Plagiarism is defined as the copying of text, data, and other creative work and submission as original without proper or prior acknowledgment to the original one.

2- We assess the text plagiarism upon submission of every document.

3- Any document containing text identity more than 15% of the manuscript is returned to authors along with a plagiarism report.

4- Authors are given an opportunity to revise the document and resubmit the manuscript.

5- If the editor has serious concerns about ethics, the manuscript may be rejected on ethical grounds.

6- Plagiarism is considered a violation of academic integrity.