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SOWK 4335: Intervention with Addicted Families: Copyright and Plagiarism

The Dynamics of substance abuse includes social and economic factors that affects people indirectly by increasing the chances that they will be exposed to illicit drugs in their neighborhood at an early age and that the health consequences of their dru

Copyright and Plagiarism

Copyright - the exclusive legal right, given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same.


Plagiarism - the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own

Plagiarism vs. Copyright Infringement

Copyright infringement includes the unauthorized or unlicensed copying of a work subject to copyright. 

Plagiarism is using someone else's work or ideas without giving proper credit.  In other words, because you are not giving attribution to the owner of the original work or idea -- you are presenting the idea or thought as your own.

Copyright infringement is taking the owner's right to exploit their work.

Plagiarism is taking the owner's right to be acknowledged.

Copyright infringement is illegal.

Plagiarism is immoral.


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