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Be Positive Online: Copyright & Attribution


What is copyright? 

Copyright is a set of laws to protect creators. Anything that has been made, including pictures, music, & videos, is automatically protected under copyright laws and should not be used without permission from the creator. 

There are websites that provide pictures & sounds with permission to reuse them. Click here for a list of free resources. 

TaskTask for K-5th: Visit the CyberBee website.

TaskTask for 6th-12th: Visit the Copyright Kids website.


Citation and attribution explained


How do you make a citation? 

If you need to create a bibliography in MLA, APA or other formats, there are websites that will create the citations for you.

Google Docs and Microsoft Word have creators built into them, or you can use a free, online citation creator such as 
Citation Machine.