The Journal of Applied Research and Technology (JART) subscribes to the guidelines ( and core practices ( for the performance of all the actors involved in the publication process of this journal (editors, editorial committee, authors, reviewers an editorial staff) established by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).


Plagiarism detection

The Journal of Applied Research and Technology (JART) uses specialized software for plagiarism detection. The texts received will be subject to revision before sending them for reviewing. It will be ensured that the articles are original by at least 20%; which means that at least 20% of the information must be original in the field of knowledge, regardless of what is cited and duly referred.

If a possible plagiarism of a previously published text is detected or reported, the procedure to follow will be the one that Committee of Publication Ethics (COPE) summarizes in the diagram located at this link:

The consequences range from a call for attention, if the case is an error or misunderstanding, to the rejection of the article and the notification to the institutions to which the author or authors belong.


Reasons for rejection

  • Lack of adherence to any of the points of the instructions for the authors.
  • Delay of more than four weeks in responding to the comments of the editor or reviewers or disagreeing with them.
  • Redundant or duplicate publication practices, according to the description provided by COPE.