By: Hadeel


The protection given to any created work from being copied or distributed without permission. All works are immediately given copyright to the creator when the work is created.

Fair Use

The legal right to use copyrighted material as long as it is for educational, research, or personal use, or as long as the material benefits the public good in some way.

Creative Commons

Images, music, or videos that are copyrighted but the creator has put provisions on their use. For example, a creative commons license might stipulate that an image can be used as long as it isn't modified in any way.

Public Domain

Material that no longer has copyright restrictions either because the creator willingly relinquished their copyright or because the creator is deceased AND no one owns the copyright.


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Holvoet, Kate. "Copyright and Plagiarism." Copyright and Plagiarism. Kate Holvoet, n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2016.

"Creative Commons License Deed." Creative Commons — Attribution 2.0 Generic — CC BY 2.0. Creative Commons, n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2016.

"SQLite Copyright." SQLite Copyright. Developers, n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2016.