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ARTH 3650 History and Theory of Digital Art (Spring 2017): Ethical scholarship

Library guide to accompany María Fernández's spring 2017 course

Academic Integrity


In acknowledging the work of others, you demonstrate that you:

  • Comprehend others’ ideas
  • Respect other scholars, including peers
  • Prove the value of your own original ideas
  • Uphold the integrity of your own ideas as well as those of others


CITE your sources!

Keep track of your research as you do it.

Try using Zotero or another citation management program.


© infringement vs. plagiarism

Copyright is a legal matter. It applies primarily to the reproduction/exhibition/performance of original works (published or unpublished).

Plagiarism is an ethical matter. It applies to the uncredited use and representation of ideas (usually, but not necessarily published).

Plagiarism Tutorial

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