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Copyright, Plagiarism, and Academic Honesty

Author Rights – Your Research

Know your rights! You earn a copyright in your scholarly writing or other project as soon as you create it. As the copyright owner, you and any coauthors have the sole discretion as to how and when to use these rights. However, most traditional, pay-to-read scholarly publishers require you to sign over all of these rights to them, meaning you no longer own the copyright in your work.

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Copyright and Fair Use for Faculty

Background of copyright and fair use for educators, with an emphasis on FAQs for using library and other resources in compliance with copyright law. Also learn about placing materials on reserve and copyright.

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Plagiarism and Academic Honesty

The goal of this guide for students is to help you understand plagiarism, suggest steps to avoid it, and shows the importance of giving credit by citing sources when quoting, paraphrasing, or summarizing from sources used.

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