Exploring Academic Integrity Tutorial is adapted from an original by the Claremont Colleges Library and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Based on a design framework at www.lib.uci.edu. Content on pages 5, 14, and 15 of the Attribution and Citation section is adapted from UCI's Begin Your Research Tutorial. All other content was developed by a team of Claremont Colleges librarians.
Whenever you write an essay, record a YouTube video, or doodle a self-portrait, you become the owner of intellectual property. “Copyright” is the legal concept that protects creators against others stealing their work. In this section, we’ll discuss how copyright works and when you can fairly use the work of others.
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