WHAT IS PLAGIARISM?
A simple video from the folks at Commoncraft will help shed some light and define exactly what plagiarism is and how you can avoid it while writing a research paper.
what is plagiarism? another explanation
HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU ARE PLAGIARIZING?
We highly recommend plagiarism.org as a resource that you should consult often during your planning, writing, sourcing, and editing process!
COPYRIGHT AND CREATIVE COMMONS (COPYLEFT): THERE IS A DIFFERENCE
Here's a quick little video explaining how copyright is different from Creative Commons and why both have their merits and drawbacks. For more information on CC visit our Creative Commons page.