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Copyright & plagiarism sharing

  1. 1. COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT & PLAGIARISM A sharing by David Ho & Henry Yeo ICT Subcommittee 8 March 2010
  2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>To distinguish between plagiarism and copyright infringement. </li></ul><ul><li>To understand plagiarism and conduct checks using tools available online. </li></ul><ul><li>To understand copyright infringement in education context. </li></ul><ul><li>To avoid copyright infringement through good practices. </li></ul><ul><li>Offer resources related to copyright & plagiarism issues. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is the difference between Plagiarism & Copyright Infringement? <ul><li>Plagiarism is using someone else's work without giving proper credit - a failure to cite adequately. Copyright infringement is using someone else's creative work, which can include a song, a video, a movie clip, a piece of visual art, a photograph, and other creative works, without authorization or compensation, if compensation is appropriate. </li></ul>Schools enforce plagiarism . The courts enforce copyright infringement Source: http://www.plagiarismchecker.com/plagiarism-vs-copyright.php
  4. 4. What is Plagiarism? <ul><li>It is a form of cheating . (A Latin word meaning Kidnapping) </li></ul><ul><li>Plagiarism is when you use someone else's words or ideas and pass them off as your own. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: A student highlights a paragraph that explains that most sharks grow to be only 3 to 4 feet long and can't hurt people. He copies it and pastes it into his report. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the correct way to do? </li></ul><ul><li>Example: &quot; According to the National Institutes of Health , breathing secondhand smoke can cause problems for kids with asthma.&quot;). </li></ul>Source: http://kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/school/plagiarism.html
  5. 5. How to check for Plagiarism works? <ul><li>Online checks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.plagiarismchecker.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.dustball.com/cs/plagiarism.checker/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.plagiarismdetect.com/ </li></ul></ul>
  6. 8. What is Copyright <ul><li>The author of a copyright work has the right to reproduce, publish, perform, communicate and adapt his work. </li></ul><ul><li>Rights that enable a copyright owner to control the commercial exploitation of his work. </li></ul><ul><li>Protects works like novels, computer programs, plays, sheet music and paintings. </li></ul><ul><li>For a work to be protected by copyright, it has to be original and expressed in a tangible form such as in a recording or in writing. </li></ul>Source : http://www.ipos.gov.sg/leftNav/cop/
  7. 9. What is Copyright Infringement <ul><li>Copyright infringement is when : </li></ul><ul><li>Using someone else's creative work, which can include a song, a video, a movie clip, a piece of visual art, a photograph, and other creative works, without authorization or compensation, if compensation is appropriate. </li></ul><ul><li>You do something that only the copyright owner is entitled to do </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- i.e. copy, publish, perform </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Commercial exploitation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- e.g. sale, hire or distribution of infringing copies. </li></ul></ul>Source : http://www.ipos.gov.sg/leftNav/cop/
  8. 10. Exceptions to Copyright Infringement <ul><li>Fair Dealings Exceptions </li></ul><ul><li>Exceptions for Educational Use </li></ul><ul><li>Other Applicable Exceptions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use with payment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use without payment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Showing films, broadcasts, cable programs, recordings of performances </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Examinations </li></ul></ul></ul>Source : http://www.ipos.gov.sg/leftNav/cop/
  9. 11. Copyright – Recommended Practices to Avoid Copyright Infringement Read ‘Terms & Conditions’ before copying Give credit to the copyright owner Seek written permission from copyright owner Negotiate for free use where possible Do not use the copyright material Seek budget approval from supervisors Can copy Cannot copy Can find owner Cannot find owner Where charges are applicable
  10. 12. Understand about Copyright: E-Learning on Copyright by IPOS http://www1.ipos.gov.sg/iperckidz/copyright/start.html?student_ident=&school=&lid = IPOS website (General Information, FAQs) : www.ipos.gov.sg Case Studies on Fair Use http://fairuse.stanford.edu/Copyright_and_Fair_Use_Overview/chapter9/9-c.html Links on Copyright How to avoid copyright infringement? http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/tutorials/copyright/Reader.html
  11. 16. Links on Plagiarism <ul><li>Understand about Plagiarism: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.plagiarism.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/school/plagiarism.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.plagiarismchecker.com/plagiarism-vs-copyright.php </li></ul>Available tools online to check on plagiarism works: http://www.plagiarismchecker.com/ http://www.dustball.com/cs/plagiarism.checker/
  12. 17. Summary <ul><li>We have learned about: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plagiarism & Copyright </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online tools to check on plagiarism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-learning platform on copyright </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online guideline platform on copyright </li></ul></ul>

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