Expand Your Power: Information Literacy Workshop
Copyright and Plagiarism
Scire ubi aliquid invenire possis, ea demum maxima pars eruditionis est
(To know where you can find anything, that in short is the largest part of learning). -- Anonymous.
- Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers
- This chart was designed to inform classroom teachers of their rights under the copyright law and copyright guidelines of the United States. Copyright and the notion of intellectual property was written into the Constitution of the United States to promote learning and the useful arts---and was designed to be supportive of the work of educators.
- Copyright Basics and the Internet
- Margaret Lincoln, a librarian at the Lakeview High School in Battle Creek, MI, created this page to support teachers who want students to respect intellectual property and understand what copyright is.
- Copyright Resources on the Internet
- Groton Public School in Mystic, Connecticut has an inclusive, current, and impressive page of links with descriptions.
- Educator's Guide to Intellectual Property, Copyright, and Plagiarism
- This white paper, created by four graduate students at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, is a good, if academically wordy, introduction to the terms and issues often heard in the debate on plagiarism.
- From Now On: The Educational Technology Journal
"The New Plagiarism: Seven Antidotes to Prevent Highway Robbery in an Electronic Age"
- This article by education consultant Jamie McKenzie suggests ways to design research projects that discourage students from simply copying and pasting.
- Modern Language Association of America
- Here's a Web site from one of the most respected authorities on bibliographic citations. Click on 'MLA Style' and 'Frequently Asked Questions' to learn how to cite electronic resources.
- Plagiarism Stoppers: A Teacher's Guide
- Jane Sharka, an Illinois school librarian, assembled this list of plagiarism resources that will help any educator researching the dimensions of the problem.
- Stanford University Libraries
- Sponsored by FindLaw Internet Legal Resources, the Council on Library Resources, and Stanford University Libraries, this site contains primary materials, current legislation, links to resources on the net, and an overview of copyright law.
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John L. Emerick, Director
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Pennsylvania Department of Education
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Last updated: 20 February 2003