To ensure that the manuscript submitted by the author does not contain plagiarism, the author must send the results of a similarity check use Turnitin's originality checking software as the tool in detecting similarities of texts in manuscripts when submitted in OJS. The editor will finally recheck the articles ready for publication use Turnitin software.

Papers must be original, unpublished, and not pending publication elsewhere. Any material taken verbatim from another source needs to be clearly identified as different from the present original text by (1) indentation, (2) use of quotation marks, and (3) identification of the source.  It is recommended to use paraphrasing rather than direct quotations if quoting from other sources.

The manuscript submitted to MITRA: Jurnal Pemberdayaan Masyarakat must have a similarity level of less than 20%.