This website has been created to help you find resources that will be useful to you, as you learn to avoid plagiarism. It includes links to a variety of websites that have useful tutorials, videos, and other sites that can help you in this important task.
One of an excellent series of brief tutorials from the Philosophy Freak's YouTube channel "Learn Critical Thinking".
Copyright, Plagiarism, and Fair Use for Students
Below is information about copyright, plagiarism, peer to peer file sharing, and obtaining permission to show films on campus. Each link below opens in a new window. Close that window to return to this page.
Research Guides on Copyright Issues
The library has created several new copyright resources and explanation pages
As stated in paragraph 3 of the Student Code of Conduct "(students) must abide by state federal and local laws. This includes Federal copyright law. Individuals are responsible for infringement of the copyright laws, even if directed by a higher authority (professors, for example)."
Who is responsible for copyright infringement? Ultimately, the individual actually making the copies is responsible for copyright compliance. Even if the individual is instructed to make copies by a higher authority, it is the individual's responsibility to make sure no copyright infringement is taking place.
See Shippensburg University's undergraduate and graduate catalogs for policies regarding Academic Dishonesty.