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Intellectual Property in the Digital Age   Tags: academic_integrity, citations, citing_sources, copyright, fair_use, intellectual_property, plagiarism  

This guide describes the issues surrounding intellectual property, copyright, academic integrity, and plagiarism.
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This guide describes the issues surrounding intellectual property, copyright (fair use) academic integrity, and plagiarism.


Video: Intellectual Property in the Digital Age.

After watching this video, you should be able to

  • define the terms intellectual property, copyright, and citation
  • identify your own rights as creators or information
  • state that using another's words is plagiarism if credit is not given to the original author
  • state the reasons why we must cite our sources
  • state the seriousness of plagiarism and academic dishonesty offenses as listed in the NJIT Academic Integrity Code


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