The claim must be supported by following documentation:
- Written description of the alleged misconduct; title of the article, list of author names
- For alleged plagiarized article – title, list of author names and publication details
- Copies of both articles
- Full name and address of complainant
The CCS Archive editorial committee shall review the claim, if deemed fit, authors will be contacted and provided an opportunity to rebut the charge.
The CCS Archive editorial committee has the sole responsibility and authority to determine the validity of the claim and subsequent investigations. If the charges are upheld upon investigation, the plagiarized article will be removed from CCS Archive and its partner indexes. The committee may notify the author's employer(s) along with a public notification to the journal readership.
The charges of copyright infringement and plagiarism are of serious nature and CCS Archive addresses them with utmost priority and responsibility.