Copyright gives people ownership over works they create, whether that work be written text, film, image, music, artwork or any other type of content.
To find out about your responsibilities as an Australian student, read the guide published by Smartcopying.
It is easy to find multiple sources of information for any topic. Each writer, illustrator and creator of any information type, has the right to have their work recognised and acknowledged.
In your use of information, make sure that you acknowledge the creator of the information. Use information ethically.
You must reference your work when:
If you use it, cite it.
Check digizen for some tips to avoid plagiarism