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Library and Learning Commons New Hire Guide: Copyright

This guide provides a general overview of library services and resources as well as videos and links to help you get started with your research.


Copyright is important for you to understand as a student and as a professional. Copyright infringement is a serious crime, and you should learn how to avoid committing copyright infringement. You should also understand the basics of copyright to protect your own work. Keep in mind that copyright infringement is NOT the same as plagiarism. 

Want to learn more about copyright? Contact a librarian or visit our Copyright guide for more information. 

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