Copyright, Plagiarism, and Fair Use.

              Copyright is a law that gives you ownership over the things you create. 

                   Is Copyright the New Black? - The Official Kunvay Blog



      Copyright Basics



Plagiarism is the use of another's language, writing, or information when done without proper acknowledgement of the original source. 

Famous Examples of the Consequences and Penalties of Plagiarism - Penlighten

Avoiding Plagiarism






Fair use is a legal gray area that refers to exceptions in the rights of copyright holders and allows for limited use of copyrighted material, even without permission. 

Fair Use Week 2017: Day Three With Guest Expert Krista Cox | Copyright at  Harvard Library

Fair Use


Resources on How to Avoid Plagiarism 

EasyBib Plagiarism Checker 

The Purdue Writing Lab

Grammarly Plagiarism Checker




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YouTube Creators. (2019, October 8.) Fair Use - Copyright on YouTube. [Video].

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