Plagiarism complaints

How it works

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Case studies

1: Using someone else's paper as a template

COPE charts

Suspected plagiarism in a submitted manuscript
Suspected plagiarism in a published article

Relevant Elsevier policies/links

Plagiarism detection
Duties of authors
Elsevier policy on article withdrawal