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Lessons and Resources to Better Understand Copyright and Preventing Plagiarism

Lessons and Resources to Better Understand Copyright and Preventing Plagiarism Online

Want to better understand copyright and fair use? Have you published an article and want it to be a chapter of your dissertation or thesis? Want to learn more about Creative Commons and asserting your own copyright? Need to verify your grant application or publication manuscript has been checked for plagiarism? Then attend this workshop!

This workshop will present helpful information and resources so that attendees can better understand copyright and how to use copyrighted works of others. Time will be set aside for attendees to learn more about Fair Use and how to ensure they are using the works of others correctly. Additionally, this workshop will present the iThenticate plagiarism prevention tool, which compares documents (including journal article manuscripts, proposals, research reports, thesis, and dissertations, etc.) against millions of published works available through the Internet and subscription databases.


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Thursday, October 21, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Virtual Workshop
  Writing and Publishing  
This is a virtual event. A URL to participate will be sent via a reminder email 24 hours before the event.
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David Scherer

David Scherer (he/him) is the Scholarly Communications and Research Curation Consultant with the University Libraries at Carnegie Mellon University. In his role, he develops and oversees the sustainable programmatic scholarly communication and research curation solutions, services, and workflows, which support the scholarly communication ecosystem at CMU. David brings expertise and knowledge in the areas of copyright, open access, rights management, author identity management, publishing practices, and research communications. David is the primary point of contact for the CMU APC Fund, Co-Founder of the CMU Library Publishing Service and serves as the Operational Lead for the CMU Elements Research Information Management (RIM) Initiative.

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