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  • Anti-Plagiarism Strategies for Research Papers Grade 5-Lifelong
    "The availability of textual material in electronic format has made plagiarism easier than ever. Copying and pasting of paragraphs or even entire essays now can be performed with just a few mouse clicks.

  • Copyright Clearance Center Kindergarten-Lifelong
    CCC Online facilitates obtaining permission to use copyrighted materials through large online database. Registration online is free. Service charge for help in seeking permission online.

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    Copyright Guidelines Grade 8--3
    What is "Fair Use"? How does it apply to school administrators or teachers? Janine Lim shares copyright basics and fair use policies for print materials, illustrations and photographs, TV and cable, performance and display of audio-visual material, educational multimedia, internet, and software.

  • Copyright Information Handbook Tertiary-Lifelong
    This web resource covers Copyright Laws with good links to Copyright Information.

  • Copyright Workshop Kindergarten-Lifelong
    All the necessary components for a half-day workshop on copyright issues. Good refresher for any teacher.

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    Copyright, Are You Playing Fair? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Copyright law and its application in your classroom is probably not something that you think about every day. But with increasing amount of content available on the Internet, with the increasing use of shared content through Google Docs, DropBox as well as other cloud drives, and with more teachers making material available for their students through web-based methods, it is something that we all need to be taking seriously because litigation is increasing as well."

  • Cyberbee Interactive Copyright Questions and Answers Grade 5-Lifelong
    Interactive questions and answers concerning copyright issues, such as what is copyright, public domain, and attribution.

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    Guiding Students Through the World Wide Web Grade 9-Lifelong
    This article shares tips and things students and teachers need to know about the internet for academic writing. It includes a source evaluation rubric, and helpful discussion of problems in selecting quality information sources online.

  • Information Policy - Copyright and Intellectual Property Kindergarten-Lifelong
    International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) website with extensive links and articles about copyright law and ethics. Links to journals, organizations, international laws, as well as links to other sites with copyright information.

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    Intellectual Property and Copyright - The Effects Upon Education and Information Availability in Developing Countries Grade 1-Tertiary
    "Rapid growth in electronic document exchange has pushed copyright law into the international arena where diplomats debate its purpose and usefulness across the spectrum of developed/developing countries. Quite apart from the debates, however, educators...

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    Introduction to Background Music Copyright Laws Grade 3-Grade 12
    Here is an introduction to background music copyright laws with added links to great articles. Today's technology makes it easy to add background music to projects such as slideshows and videos. However, you need to understand the copyright laws and legalities regarding the addition of background music in E-Clips or other projects you and/or your students create before adding this feature.

  • Media Law: An Overview Tertiary-Lifelong
    Freedom of the press is a fundamental liberty guaranteed by the First Amendment of the Constitution. As such, courts and legislative bodies have been hesitant to impinge on that freedom. In fact there are numerous state and federal statutes that seek to ensure the full extent of the guarantee of the first Amendment such as the Freedom of Information Act, and the Privacy Act. These are briefly discussed in this page which includes the US Supreme Court decisions.

  • Plagiarism Grade 9-Lifelong
    Plagiarism has been around since the dawn of education. Is it getting worse, and is the internet to blame? Researchers think that perhaps 30 percent of all students may be plagiarizing on every written assignment they complete. offers free information for students about plagiarism. Teachers and students can subscribe to Writecheck to check papers for plagiarism. Per paper fees.

  • Plagiarism and the Internet Grade 9-Lifelong
    Teacher Tap answers 3 questions: What is plagiarism? How do I discourage plagiarism? How can I tell if a student has copied their report from the web?

  • Plagiarism Checker Grade 9-Lifelong
    Use Plagiarism Checker to learn if a text is copied from somewhere or not. Just copy and paste the text to see if the text is original or not. Also, set up a Google alert to notify you if similar content appears on the web.

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    Preventing and Dealing With Academic Dishonesty Kindergarten-Lifelong
    How students cheat, policies to deter cheating, and possible deterrents are discussed in this article.

  • Preventing Plagiarism Grade 5-Lifelong
    Practical tips on preventing plagiarism in student assignments.

  • Teaching Copyright Grade 3-Grade 12
    Excellent resource with complete lesson plans on teaching copyright for elementary and high school level students which include worksheets, quizes, content material, and background information for the teacher.

  • The National Association for Music Education Grade 1-Grade 12
    The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) serves to advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music by all. The NAfME website includes excellent published, online and materials resources for US music educators, including band, chorus, collegiate, general music, orchestra, research, music technology and teacher education.

  • Turn It In - Plagiarism Checking Tools Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Turnitin is the global leader in originality checking and plagiarism prevention." Have students check their research papers before submitting them.

  • Understanding Copyright: Information Literacy Guide 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Iowa State University Library's webpage entitled Understanding Copyright: Information Literacy Guide discusses definitions, best practices, and provides additional links and guides on topics such as a video streaming and plagiarism.