Copyright protects creative works. However, the manner in which people protect and want their stuff used is changing. This guide will help readers (particularly undergraduate students) understand how copyright affects them as both user and creator. Guide visitors can also learn about new ways creators and users are sharing creative works fairly.
Get some introductory information on plagiarism and safe downloading. Use this is a starting point to start thinking about how copyright really can affect how you prepare assignments and enjoy music and videos online!
Click on the video below for a quick overview of copyright, fair use, and plagiarism on college campuses.
Want to learn more about copyright law? Here are some recent posts from CopyrightLaws.com to keep you updated.
If you download music, a TV show, a movie, or anything else widely distributed online that you would typically be asked to pay for, be aware of copyright. Here are some alternatives to illegally downloading media, which you can access as a CUA student: