Plagiarism=Copyright Infringement

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Plagiarism=Copyright Infringement

  1. 1. Plagiarism=Copyright Infringement?<br />By Taylor Meadows<br />
  2. 2. Not Quite…<br />Plagiarism≠<br />Copyright Infringement<br />
  3. 3. Although they are similar, they are not the same.<br />Plagiarism<br />Copyright<br />Infringement<br />
  4. 4. Plagiarism<br />Using someone else's work without giving them credit.<br />
  5. 5. Example<br />
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  7. 7. Copyright Infringement<br />Using someone else's creative work without authorization or compensation.<br />
  8. 8. Giving the author credit does not mean you are excused from copyright infringement.<br />
  9. 9. Example<br />Popular Copyright Infringement tools to illegally download everything from movies to music to videogames all without the authors permission.<br />
  10. 10. For the same name<br />Example<br />VS<br />Small Business<br />
  11. 11. Who are the Enforcers?<br />
  12. 12. Federal Laws enforce copyright laws and execute their punishments.<br />Copyright Infringement<br />
  13. 13. Punishment<br />
  14. 14. Academic institutions and employers because it is not a matter of law, but a matter of ethics.<br />Plagiarism<br />
  15. 15. Punishment<br />
  16. 16. Now Let’s Test You<br />Let’s say Johnny copies the “to be or not to be” soliloquy from Hamlet, without giving Shakespeare credit.<br />
  17. 17. Is that Copyright Infringement, Plagiarism or both?<br />OR<br />
  18. 18. It is Plagiarism<br />The reason it is not also copyright infringement is because copyrights have a life time unlike plagiarism which is forever.<br />
  19. 19. Steps to Avoid Copyright & Plagiarism<br />
  20. 20. Put someone else’s words in quotations or add a footnote to clearly convey they are not your words.<br />
  21. 21. Secondly keep your quotations down to a few sentences, and instead use their words to form your own ideas.<br />
  22. 22. Copy At Your Own Risk!!!<br />Copy With Caution<br />
  23. 23. Citations<br />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>.<br />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>.<br />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/>.<br />Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams. The Craft of Research. Chicago: University of Chicago, 2008. Print.<br />Murray, Laura J. Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement. Print.<br />

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