Copyright & Plagiarism

Click on the following questions to find out more about plagiarism

What is Plagiarism?

Types of Plagiarism

Do I have to cite everything?

How do I make sure I am not plagiarizing?

How do I cite my sources?

Creative Commons

Additional Resources


From Kids health.org - What Is Plagiarism?
A very user-friendly page that explains plagiarism, shows examples, and gives tips on avoiding it.

What is Plagiarism?
An interactive exploration of plagiarism from Indiana University. Students are presented with the source text and the student version. They must identify whether the student has plagiarized. The first few screens are designed for college students; later screens are appropriate for grades 6-12.

Plagiarism.org - Tools, Technology, and Solutions to Stop Plagiarism
The Learning Center on this site contains some helpful definitions of plagiarism, tips on avoiding it, explanations of frequent misconceptions, and more.

Plagiarism: What It is and How to Recognize and Avoid It, from the Writing Tutorial Services at Indiana University. This page offers some good examples and is clearly written.

Copyright
From the US Copyright Office
 
 
Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright
Interactive lessons designed for teachers and students from the library of Congress.

Creative Commons Licensing
add your own CC license to your work 

Creative Commons  Sharing Creative Works: A Illustrated Primer