This page is designed to provide you with
information about copyright and plagiarism -
for both faculty and students. You will also find links to legal
materials and other websites, useful forms, and charts to help you
decide whether to copy or not to copy.
The real goal of this site is to serve as an EASY GUIDE to determine if you are in compliance
with copyright and plagiarism rules and tenets.
Please note the following disclaimer:
This website should not be construed as a
substitute for legal advice, nor does it guarantee complete accuracy
or comprehensiveness on the subject
of copyright. Please consult an attorney for specific
We hope that you enjoy your visit. If you have comments or
suggestions, feel free to e-mail
Patty Morrison or call her at 619-644-7788.
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