The legal and ethical issues surrounding the use of information goes beyond avoiding plagiarism and properly citing sources.
Researchers should be knowledgable about isses related to:
- freedom of speech
- intellectual property
- fair use
For more information, view this guide on Copyright and Fair Use.
Turnitin helps educators check students’ work for proper citation or possible plagiarism by comparing it against three continually updated content bases:
Easy-to-read Originality Reports help teach students about proper citation and ensure their academic integrity.
Your instructor may choose to use the Turnitin service which is embedded within the D2L course management system.