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A guide to doing research on Percussion music: Plagiarism



Plagiarism is an infringement of the copyright owner's right to be identified. Copyright infringement, on the other hand, is the act of using copyrighted works without permission. Do ensure that you do not accidentally infringe copyright when you re-use an image, text, or other materials.  Watch the video below for examples.

Copyright Infringement Plagiarism

Is an offence/prohibited under the:
Copyright Act
NUS Student Code of Conduct

Is prohibited under the:
NUS Student Code of Conduct

Legal in nature

Traditionally, moral/ethical in nature

(update: new right of identification under Copyright Act 2021)

Taking someone's right to commercially exploit the work

Taking someone's right to be acknowledged for their work.

Deceiving others that the work is your own.