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  • Plagiarism=Copyright Infringement?
    By Taylor Meadows
  • Not Quite…
    Plagiarism≠
    Copyright Infringement
  • Although they are similar, they are not the same.
    Plagiarism
    Copyright
    Infringement
  • Plagiarism
    Using someone else's work without giving them credit.
  • Example
  • Copyright Infringement
    Using someone else's creative work without authorization or compensation.
  • Giving the author credit does not mean you are excused from copyright infringement.
  • Example
    Popular Copyright Infringement tools to illegally download everything from movies to music to videogames all without the authors permission.
  • For the same name
    Example
    VS
    Small Business
  • Who are the Enforcers?
  • Federal Laws enforce copyright laws and execute their punishments.
    Copyright Infringement
  • Punishment
  • Academic institutions and employers because it is not a matter of law, but a matter of ethics.
    Plagiarism
  • Punishment
  • Now Let’s Test You
    Let’s say Johnny copies the “to be or not to be” soliloquy from Hamlet, without giving Shakespeare credit.
  • Is that Copyright Infringement, Plagiarism or both?
    OR
  • It is Plagiarism
    The reason it is not also copyright infringement is because copyrights have a life time unlike plagiarism which is forever.
  • Steps to Avoid Copyright & Plagiarism
  • Put someone else’s words in quotations or add a footnote to clearly convey they are not your words.
  • Secondly keep your quotations down to a few sentences, and instead use their words to form your own ideas.
  • Copy At Your Own Risk!!!
    Copy With Caution
  • Citations
    Hom, Darren. "Plagiarism vs. Copyright Infringement: Is Copying Illegal?" Check for Plagiarism On the Web For Free - PlagiarismChecker.com. 2005. Web. 24 Sept. 2010. <http://www.plagiarismchecker.com/plagiarism-vs-copyright.php>.
    Tatum, Malcolm. "What Is the Difference Between Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism?" WiseGEEK: Clear Answers for Common Questions. Conjecture Corporation, 2003. Web. 24 Sept. 2010. <http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-difference-between-copyright-infringement-and-plagiarism.htm>.
    Gaylor, Brett. "RIP!: A Remix Manifesto." External Sites - NFB. National Film Board of Canada, 2008. Web. 24 Sept. 2010. <http://films.nfb.ca/rip-a-remix-manifesto/>.
    Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams. The Craft of Research. Chicago: University of Chicago, 2008. Print.
    Murray, Laura J. Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement. Print.