Giving Credit Where Credit is Due
Copyright, citing sources and the perils of plagiarism
Why bother concerning yourself with copyright? Because it's the law and it protects you as well as everyone else.
This unit acts as an introduction to the issues and how they concern you, as a researcher.
Citing your sources gives authority to what you have to say
Why Should You Cite?
It's the law and it's there for you, too
What it is, how to avoid it
What you don't have to cite
Where did you get that information?
What are style manuals and why do you use them?
A brief showcase
Where You Give Credit
Bibliographies, footnotes and parentheticals
What is it?
The reasonable limits of copyright protection
Check it out!
A compilation of Web copyright resources
Exercise: Citing Electronic Sources
Paraphrase in your own words or direct quote?