Credit a Source
Protection & Freedom
PSU's policy concerning
academic integrity states that for "academic integrity is the pursuit
of scholarly activity free from fraud and deception and is an educational
objective of this institution. Academic dishonesty includes, but is not limited
to, cheating, plagiarizing, fabricating of information or citations, facilitating
acts of academic dishonesty by others, having unauthorized possession of examinations,
submitting work of another person or work previously used without informing
the instructor, or tampering with the academic work of other students."
Plagiarism is the use of more than three consecutive words, ideas or images
of another author without proper citation. Proper citation formats must follow
one of the academic writing style manuals such as APA, Chicago, MLA,
or Turabian. All images and text from the Internet, journals, or books
must have full citation to be used in your work.
Crediting the source means
adequately identifying the source of the work, giving a full bibliographic description
where available (including the creator/author, title, publisher, and place and
date of publication) or citing the electronic address if the work is from an Internet
source. Educators, scholars,
and students should retain any copyright notice or other proprietary right notice
placed by the copyright owner or image archive or collection on the digital image,
unless they know that the work has entered the public domain or that the copyright
ownership has changed. In
those cases when source credits and copyright ownership information cannot be
displayed on the screen with the image for educational reasons this information
should still be linked to the image.
Educators, scholars, and students should credit the sources and display the
copyright notice(s) with any copyright ownership information shown in the original
source, for all images used by educators, scholars, and students, including
those digitized under fair use.
Copyright Guidelines: These guidelines do not cover non-educational or commercial
use at any time.