Copyright

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Copyright

  • If someone else takes all your work and copies it, which is illegal. (Ex.I want to do a project but i found one on the internet so I’ll use that.)

Fair use

  • Using only a small amout of someone elses work, but not selling it for your own profit. (Ex. I want a picture of the sunset off the internet but I am going to crop just the sun out of it and keep it in my room.)

Public Domain

Is a website or something thats property rights have expired or have been forfeited. (Ex. I am going to go on a website about shakespeare thats old and the rights have been expired.)

Plagiarism

  • copying exactly the same words as someone else had written(Ex. The author wrote a book called The big dog and you took all the words and made a book called the Big monkey but just changed a couple words)

Intellectual property

  • Property someone came up with in their mind and you can use it to get some information but you have to give credit to the source that you got it from. (Ex. I found a website on the internet and it is someone else’s work for the study guide that someone created and I want to copy and paste it but I cant. I need to give permission, put it in my own words, and use it responsibly.)

"Public Domain." Google, n.d. Web. 18 Nov. 2014.

"Copyright Timeline: A History of Copyright in the United States | Association of Research Libraries® | ARL®." Copyright Timeline: A History of Copyright in the United States | Association of Research Libraries® | ARL®. Google, n.d. Web. 18 Nov. 2014.