Faculty & Staff Resources
Plagiarism, Copyright, and Fair Use
The LPC guide can be found in Las Positas College Academic Honesty Statement.
Center for Academic Integrity – A site promoting academic integrity among students, faculty and administrators. Not specifically about plagiarism but lists academic integrity policies with links to ethics resources and to sites dealing with fundamental values in higher education.
Indiana University: Plagiarism: What It is and How to Recognize and Avoid It - focuses on teaching students how to recognize and avoid plagiarism.
Plagiarism.org - "was founded in 1996. With increased interest, Plagarism.org became one of the Internet's predominant anti-plagiarism resources for educators and students alike." Mission:" ...is to help people all over the world prevent plagiarism and restore integrity to written work." Includes detection tools and a learning center (What is Plagiarism? Defintions, Preventing Plagiarism for Instructors and Students, Frequently Asked Questions About Plagiarism, What is Citation? When and Why You Cite, Important Terms for Writing, Printable Versions of the Learning Center)
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL): Avoiding plagiarism – A rich site with tutorials, definitions, policy statements and best practices for students and teachers.
Western Illinois University: Plagiarism and the Web - how to detect plagiarism, teach students why it is wrong, and develop assignments that make plagiaarism more difficult; includes links to plagiarism resources
Copyright and Fair Use
Copyright Society of the USA - "...dedicated to advancing the study of copyright law and related rights in literature, music, art, theater, motion pictures, television, computer software, architecture, and other works of authorship, distributed via both traditional and new media."
Indiana University Copyright Management Center - offers a very useful site on copyright essentials highlighting Intellectual Property Fair Use for Higher Ed Digital Media Rights. Library issues are presented.
Library of Congress: Copyright (United States Copy Right Office) - Copyright Basics, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright (for students and teachers), How to Register a Work, Publications, Law and Policy and much more.
Stanford University Libraries: Copyright & Fair Use - Copyright Overview (NOLO), Copyright FAQs, Fair Use, The Public Domain, Introduction to the Permissions Process, Website Permissions, Academic and Educational Permissions, Releases,and Copyright Research
U.S. Copyright Code (Title 17) – Explore the actual Copyright Code itself. A table of contents, index and search engine are provided.
University of California Copyright Education Web Site - "This site is intended to serve as an educational resource for the UC community; to assemble in one place selected system-wide and campus information and resources about academic copyright concerns."
University of Rochester: Copyright Clearance and Fair Use - Fair Use Analysis Worksheet, Public Domain/Non-Copyrighted Material, Duration of Copyright Chart, Getting Permission, Locating Copyright Holders, Federal Copyright Law, Exceptions to Copyright.
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