About citing popular definitions


Dear authors,The best way in citing popular definitions, and basic preliminary facts are that to refer to the original first reference (paper, book, etc.) that these basic definitions have been firstly mentioned in it. There are some authors who cite the basic and popular definitions and facts by referring to sub-papers that did not originally publish those materials, this is a wrong strategy and lead to lose the right of the original author in citation since it is contradicting the publishing ethics, and this implies to late the publishing of your paper as it will take longer time reviewing process