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Everything you need to know about referencing, avoiding plagiarism, and writing a bibliography.

What is copyright?

The right to copy creative works (books, art, music, computer programs, sound recordings, films, broadcasts, etc.).  Copyright law protects creators by restricting others from copying without permission.

Did you know that using some else's work without their permission is against the law? Copyright Act, 1968 (Cth).


Schools and copyright

For more information see the Students and Copyright and the Copyright for Schools information sheets at the Official Guide to Copyright Issues for Australian Schools at Smartcopying.


Free Images

Google Images are not always copyright-free, so try these sources for images which you can safely use.

Remember that you still need to reference the creator in your assignment Bibliography or Reference List.

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