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Copyright and Plagiarism

Copyright and Plagiarism

To Copy or Not to Copy?

A Grossmont College Guide to Copyright and Plagiarism

This page is designed to provide you with information about copyright and plagiarism - for both faculty and students. You will also find links to legal materials and other websites, useful forms, and charts to help you decide whether to copy or not to copy.

The real goal of this site is to serve as an EASY GUIDE to determine if you are in compliance with copyright and plagiarism rules and tenets.

Please note the following disclaimer: This website should not be construed as a substitute for legal advice, nor does it guarantee complete accuracy or comprehensiveness on the subject of copyright. Please consult an attorney for specific situations.

We hope that you enjoy your visit. If you have comments or suggestions, feel free to e-mail Patty Morrison or call her at 619-644-7788.

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Last Updated: 10/02/2014
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