Copyright, Plagiarism & Fair Use

Copyright, Plagiarism & Fair Use

  • Copyright is the legal right under the law that allows the creator of original work exclusive rights for its use and distribution.


  • Plagiarism is taking someone else’s working and using it as your own without giving credit to the original author.


  • Fair Use is copying of copyrighted material for purposes like teaching, research, and criticism.



How to Avoid Plagiarism



Additional Resources

Copyright Infrigement, Plagiarism and Fair Use

How Do I Cite Sources?

5 Most Effective Methods for Avoiding Plagiarism