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stated in the "Academic Honesty" portion of Tarleton
State University Catalog 2004-2005:
State University expects its students to maintain high standards
of personal and scholarly conduct. Students guilty of academic
dishonesty are subject to disciplinary action. Academic dishonesty
includes, but is not limited to, cheating on an examination
or other academic work, plagiarism, collusion, and the abuse
of resource materials.
To meet expectations regarding scholarly conduct, students should
understand the definitions, laws, and guidelines regarding copyright,
plagiarism, and documentation. This unit provides information about
these topics and offers links to more information.
The components of this unit examine the following topics as they relate
to researching ethically:
parts of this unit offer activities related to Unit 10 topics
and a review.
copyright and fair use (laws and guidelines),
plagiarism (definition and best practices), and
sources (why, what, when, and how).
After completing this unit, you should be able to
what constitutes "fair use" of copyrighted materials,
ways to avoid plagiarism, and
what is required for proper documentation.
Library Orientation Site Index
9: Utilizing Library Services
Copyright & Fair Use