It is not obligatory to send the plagiarism check report in the first step when the manuscript is uploaded to the journal. If the editorial process continues, if requested by the editorial board or the referees, the authors/s should submit the plagiarism audit report to the journal.
In case it was not requested in this process, it is obligatory to get a plagiarism inspection report at the final decision stage of the editorial board if the manuscript is accepted. The author should send the plagiarism check report he/she received for the final version of the article via e-mail to email@example.com using Turnitin and/or iThennticate software. In light of the plagiarism audit report, the editorial board makes its final decision on the manuscript. According to the quolitative analysis of the report results, the article can be returned to the author, correction requested or rejected.