ASME Plagiarism Screening (iThenticate)
ASME supports and promotes ethics in publishing. To this end, ASME is committed to deterring and actively addressing plagiarism and self-plagiarism. ASME screens all conference and journal paper submissions using Crossref’s Similarity Check Powered by iThenticate software to detect instances of overlapping and similar text in submitted manuscripts. ASME is a member of Crossref.
Similarity Check Powered by iThenticate, is a multi-publisher initiative to screen published and submitted content for originality. Wherever you see the Crossref Similarity Check logo, you can be reassured that the publisher whose content you are reading is committed to actively combating plagiarism and publishing original research. To find out more about Similarity Check visit https://www.crossref.org/services/similarity-check/
Similarity Check powered by iThenticate, is also available to individual authors and researchers as a separate service for those who wish to independently check their papers before submission. Authors and Researchers can visit http://www.ithenticate.com/products/faqs#individual for more information.
ASME is also a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and has implemented COPE recommendations for handling cases of plagiarism. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Office of Research Integrity has the following guide that may be a useful reference: Avoiding Plagiarism, Self-Plagiarism, and Other Questionable Writing Practices: A Guide to Ethical Writing.