Copyright & Plagiarism

Copyright & Plagiarism

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Copyright at CMU Copyright Law Using other people’s work Managing your own work Plagiarism


Copyright law

Copyright Law of the United States
Copyright overview
Copyright status and duration
Videos on copyright issues

Using other people’s copyrighted work

Fair use

Conducting a fair use analysis
Fair use codes of best practices
Videos on fair use

Public displays and performances

In the classroom
In distance education

Other rights of use
Copyright permission

Managing your own copyrighted work

Author rights, open access, and preservation at Carnegie Mellon

Research Showcase
Funding to encourage open access publishing

Right to provide open access to your work
Open licensing of your work


Carnegie Mellon University policies and resources
Videos on plagiarism