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Copyright & Plagiarism


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Copyright & Plagiarism

  1. 1. Copyright & Plagiarism
  2. 2. What is plagiarism?• Using someone else’s copyrighted (protected) work without getting permission or giving credit• Everything is copyrighted! – You may or may not see a copyright date. – The copyright date is the date it was created.
  3. 3. Why should you be concerned?• Dishonest and illegal• Consequences
  4. 4. What are the consequences?• Jail or Prison…No• For students: – Failing grades or having to re-do assignments – Failing or having to repeat classes – Being suspended or expelled
  5. 5. How can you avoid plagiarizing?• Cite (list) your sources• Use quotation marks if you copy whole sentences or paragraphs. – Save for sentences from diaries, journals, speeches or interviews
  6. 6. Copyright
  7. 7. Citing Sources
  8. 8. Plagiarism
  9. 9. Paraphrasing
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