Plagiarism, Similarity Check & Retraction Policy

Plagiarism, Similarity Check & Retraction Policy


Editorial Board of Jurnal Rekayasa Sistem Industri Editorial board stand firm and believe that plagiarism is not acceptable.  JRSI uses iThenticate detection software (web-based) to check the similarity and plagiarism before we publish the article online.

 When plagiarism is identified, the Editor in Chief responsible for the review of this paper and will agree on measures according to the extent of plagiarism detected in the paper in agreement with the following guidelines:

Level of Plagiarism

  1. Minor: A short section of another article is plagiarized without any significant data or idea taken from the other paper à Action: A warning is given to the authors and a request to change the text and properly cite the original article is made
  2. Intermediate: A significant portion of a paper is plagiarized without proper citation to the original paper à Action: The submitted article is rejected and the authors are forbidden to submit further articles for one year
  3. Severe: A significant portion of a paper is plagiarized that involves reproducing original results or ideas presented in another publication à Action: The paper is rejected and the authors are forbidden to submit further articles for five years.

Similarity Check using IThenticate

According to the JRSI plagiarism & Retraction policy, all articles that will be published in JRSI will be examined in a similarity check using iThenticate similarity Check.


Retraction Policy

The JRSI Editorial Team has the right to refuse articles that are deemed to have problems with the plagiarism & retraction policy, and JRSI has the right to retract articles that have been published in JRSI.

The Editor of JRSI is responsible for maintaining the list of authors subjected to penalties and will check that no authors of a submitted paper are on this list. The Editor Team of JRSI will consider retracting a paper that already published in JRSI if :

  1. There is clear evidence that the paper content misconduct (e.g. data fabrication) or honest error (e.g. miscalculation or experimental error)
  2. the findings have previously been published elsewhere without proper cross-referencing, permission or justification (i.e. cases of redundant publication)
  3. it constitutes plagiarism
  4. it reports unethical research
  5. The mechanism of retraction follows the Retraction Guidelines of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) which can be accessed at