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Ethical Use of Information: Ethics & Plagiarism

Ethical Use of Information

In the academic environment, ethical questions frequently arise around the use of information. This guide will provide a conceptual overview and supplementary resources to assist with: recognizing and avoiding plagiarism, understanding copyright, evaluating fair use, and locating images and music that are available for use.

Avoiding Plagiarism

Description: This is a self-paced tutorial with short lessons and quizzes.
Time estimate: 20-30 minutes to complete

Select the image below to begin the tutorial.

Virtual Learning Center: Academic Integrity: Avoiding Plagiarism

Types of Plagiarism

This infographic lists the common types of plagiarism identified in a survey of instructors conducted by turnitin. More information and examples are available on the turnitin website.

Films on Demand: Plagiarism 2.0: Information Ethics in the Digital Age

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