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Basic and intermediate information about copyright in the United States

Custom Copyright Web Search

A customized search engine for finding answers to your copyright questions. It searches pre-selected, reliable web sites with information on nearly all aspects of copyright: Copyright Search

Copyright Checklists

Public Domain

Best Practice Statements

Copyright Basics

What is Plagiarism?

Plagiarism is the act of presenting someone else's ideas, words, or information as your own. It can be intentional or accidental, very brief or very long. The following site helps to understand and avoid committing plagiarism.


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