COPYRIGHT ISSUES- This site aims to help teachers and students to address issues about Copyright and PlagiarismBe sure to check out how to do correct citations at the Student Tools site.

Copyright
  • Copyright FREE images and a wide range of media that that be used in student projects such as blogs, wikis, glogster and more can be found at this WIKI. Looking for a picture or video clip, music, etc.? This site gives you links to a multitude of choices. Also, you can find a lot of information about copyright issues and more.
  • Copyright Kids- This is an interactive quiz that helps kids learn about what is right and wrong in relationship to copyright issues.
  • Student Guidelines has a great, comprehensive and easy-to-read set of copyright guidelines that covers almost any area STUDENTS or TEACHERS may need.
  • Teacher Guidelines: is a great two page sheet to help teachers make quick, informative decisions about copyright issues that may arise in the classroom.


Plagiarism is the act of presenting someone else's work as your own. It is the theft of intellectual property.
PLAGIARISM TOOLS:

  • Copyscape- is a site that detects online plagiarism. You can easily search copies of your pages using this site. It lets you search copies of your pages on the web.
  • Plagiarism Checker is a tool for authors as well as teachers to check for the validity of work created.
  • PaperRater is yet another tool that both students and teachers can use to check for unwanted plagiarism. It also includes spell and grammar check as well as gives suggestions for improvement!
  • Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) -
    • Paraphrasing - a Guide with steps to GOOD PARAPHRASING along with an exercise that includes answers!
  • You Quote It, You Note It- This is an online tutorial about plagiarism. This one is great!