Publishing Resources (Copyright/Plagiarism)
The goal of this page is to provide links to publishing resources for learning about the following topics:
See the educational resources review criteria page.
If you have any suggestions for content or information to add to this page, please contact HFES.
Whether you're a student, teacher, or professional, publishing is a critical activity that advances the field of HF/E. Students need to be informed of plagiarism and copyright issues while producing papers and pursuing research related to their degree. Teachers need to educate students about these issues, while at the same time publishing their own research findings. Professionals apply this research daily at work and publish their own articles and research.
Plagiarism is "the unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work." (Wikipedia)
What is plagiarism? (Turnitin.com)
Plagiarism FAQs (Turnitin.com)
Plagiarism resources (UMUC)
Plagiarism Prevention (FIU)
Academic Policies: Make sure you review your institution's academic integrity or plagiarism policy. Visit your institution web site, or find it in this list of policies (UMUC).
How to prevent plagiarism.
Preventing plagiarism: Resources for educators.
Turnitin.com research resources.
- Copyright infringement (or copyright violation) is "the unauthorized use of material which is covered by copyright law, in a manner that violates one of the original copyright owner's exclusive rights, such as the right to reproduce or perform the copyrighted work, or to make derivative works that build upon it." (Wikipedia)
Copyright topic summary (Wikipedia).
- Copyright Information Center (Cornell University)
Copyright and fair use in the classroom, on the Internet, and the World Wide Web (UMUC).
U.S. Laws, Regulations, and Policymaking (UMUC)
Center for Intellectual Property (UMUC)
- Academic publishing describes "the subfield of publishing that distributes academic research and scholarship. Most academic work is published in journal article or book form. Much, though not all, academic publishing relies on some form of peer review or editorial refereeing to qualify texts for publication." (Wikipedia)
- Peer review (known as refereeing in some academic fields) is "a process of subjecting an author's scholarly work or ideas to the scrutiny of others who are experts in the field." (Wikipedia)