√ Everything written is someone's intellectual property.
√ You must give credit to the owner.
√ You may paraphrase, summarize or quote directly, but you still have to cite it.
√ Photographs, charts, illustrations are all copyrighted materials.
√ Websites are copyright protected too.
Plagiarism: To take and use as one's own (the thoughts, writings, inventions, etc., of another person) improperly without acknowledgement; pass off the thoughts, work, etc., of another person as one's own.
RefWorks is an online tool that helps you manage your citations. RefWorks functions with Microsoft Word and other word processors to create footnotes, citations and a bibliography for your paper, formatted into the correct style (MLA, APA, Chicago Style, etc.). In addition, RefWorks allows you to save and organize your citations as you do research. Each reference can be extensively annotated to make the writing process easier.
To get started with RefWorks, go to RefWorks from any computer. Select the RefWorks link. You will need to set up an account for yourself by clicking on the "Sign up for a New Account" link next to New to RefWorks?