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ITE Lesson 1

Information Literacy information based on Lesson 1

What is Intellectual Property (IP) ? Any creation of the mind.
When we steal something from someone, what exactly are we stealing? Ideas, copyrighted material, and intellectual property.
What is plagiarism? The act of misrepresenting the ownership of a piece of intellectual property.
Does citing our sources exempt us from plagiarism? Not always.
How do we avoid plagiarism? Use citations, know citation rules, and ask the person you are citing for permission or a person who can help you correctly cite a source.
How does a person fight against plagiarism? By using copyrights, trademarks, and patents.
What is copyright? Exclusive rights to the owner of a piece of intellectual property to print, publish, perform, and authorize others to do the same.
Can words and ideas really be stolen? Yes
Are ideas automatically copyrighted? No, not unless it is expressed.
How can an individual formally register their original work? They can fill out a form and submit a filling fee at the U.S. Copyright Office website.
What is licensing? When a copyright owner gives permission for someone else to do something normally restricted by copyright law.
What is an attribution? The acknowledgement that something came from another source.
What is a bibliography? A list of sources used in preparing a work.
What is common knowledge? Information that is readily available from a number of sources, or so well-known that its sources do not have to be cited.
What is public domain? The absence of copyright protection; belonging to the public so that anyone may copy or borrow from it.
What is defined as the form of a citation or the system by which one refers to cited sources? Notation
What is defined as the guidelines for deciding whether the use of a source is permissible or constitutes a copyright infringement? Fair use.
What is defined as the notes at the end of a paper acknowledging sources and providing additional references or information? Endnotes
What is defined as using words from another source? Quotation
You are given an assignment that involves writing about your favorite sport. A teacher from the previous year has given this assignment before, and you still have the work saved that was turned in. Turning this in to your new teacher is an example of..? Self-plagiarism
In the Apple-Samsung lawsuit, Samsung willingly infringed Apple's ideas. This lawsuit ultimately was a dispute over what? A dispute over Samsung taking over Apple's intellectual property based on similar products, specifically Samsung's infringement of D'o87's patent.
What is the 7 step checklist a student should do in order to prevent plagiarism? 1. Consult with your instructor. 2. Plan your paper. 3. Take effective notes. 4. When in doubt, cite sources. 5. Make it clear WHO said WHAT. 6. Know how to paraphrase. 7. Evaluate your sources.
Do paraphrased passages still require a citation? Yes, because the ideas came from another source, even though you are putting them in your own words.
How long does copyright last? It lasts either 95 years from publication or 120 from the creation of the work.
What is an idea or product called when it is new and unique? Original
Created by: Nina Gerlock
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