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Copyrights and Intellectual Property Rights
Intellectual property rights arises frequently if you or your students conduct research, incorporate another’s document (of any type) or publish on the Web. Here are some resources that can help you and your students.
Learning about copyrights and proper citation rules is a requisite skill for your students regardless of the media.
The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) provides acceptable formats for citing online sources. They suggest that it is always a good idea to maintain personal copies of electronic information, when possible. It is good practice to print or save web pages or, better, create an Acrobat .pdf copies of your source material. That way, you… learn more
Using images found online has become common practice. Photos, graphics, book covers, illustrations, and charts — students (and teachers) constantly use images to enhance their content on websites, blogs, and educational materials. But how do you know if those images are copyrighted or in the public domain? This easy-to-follow post goes over what's needed for… learn more
Where Russell learns some valuable lessons about copyright. While the video is aimed at YouTube copyright issues, it brings up a number of copyright issues common across all forms of communication. Makes a great introductory video. learn more