JICS uses Turnitin software for this plagiarism check in the initial assessment by the Editorial Office in the peer-review process. The authors must strictly evaluate the submitted manuscript using standard plagiarism software before the authors perform the submission. The authors must use the same plagiarism software. The similarity index of the manuscript must be less than 20%. This information is also provided in the Submission Preparation Checklist in the following link HERE.
For information of Turnitin software, the authors can visit the following link HERE.