Copyright, Plagiarism, Fair Use

What is Copyright?

copyright is the rights that the creator of a work has involving the usage of his/her work. In order for a creator to be allowed to get copyright privileges, the work must be an original piece. 

What is Plagiarism?

Plagiarism is when someone takes credit for someone else's work, or uses someone else's work without giving credit. 

Citation Resources:

By using a citation resource, you are able to give appropriate credit to the author or creator.

  • OWL Purdue Writing Lab:

  • Citation Machine:

  • BibMe:

  • KnightCite:

What is Fair Use?

Fair Use is the right of the public to use a copyrighted material without the owner's permission.