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Copyright, Intellectual Property, and Plagiarism for Faculty: Copyright Basics

MWCC makes every effort to assure the accuracy of the information in this guide, but does not offer it as counsel or legal advice. Consult your own attorney for advice concerning your specific situation.

Copyright Tutorial

Copyright Genie


How do I cite an image that I want to use in a publication, presentation, or website?

Attribution differs from a full citation. When attributing a work, you will simply give credit to the copyright holder.

  • Most U.S. Government images are within the public domain, and can be used without attribution.
  • Many works available for sharing will have a Creative Commons license. The Creative Commons link with the image will provide citation details.

Copyright on Campus

What is Copyright?


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