Go Back   Computer Forums > General Electricals
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-28-2010, 07:28 PM   #1
Beta Member
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 2
Send a message via ICQ to JamesMA
Default Can I just copy this?

I've just found this site www.as400-news.com, could I just borrow the technical
information from the site or do I need some kind of permission?. I am writing a project for school.


JamesMA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 07:34 PM   #2
Site Team
iPwn's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 3,920
Default Re: Can I just copy this?

What type of school? High school or college, either way copying it straight from the page is plagiarism and that's typically frowned upon haha. If it's a college paper believe me they will search your paper online to see if you plagiarized anything. High school they probably won't but you should still try to re-word it as much as you can.

Edit: My previous college had the ability to upload a paper onto a computer system and it would automatically search for plagiarism on the net.

Me: You'd think as the dominant species we wouldn't be so effing stupid.
J: We're just intelligent enough to be completely effing stupid.
iPwn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-29-2010, 12:18 PM   #3
Fully Optimized
Indigo's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 1,866
Default Re: Can I just copy this?

My school used http://www.turnitin.com/static/index.html and it was a decent resource for me during the course that required it. I was a little irked at first about the premise, but it did support my writing.

Look up things online like APA citing. There's a lot of great information out there that will help you avoid being labeled as a copycat (or worse, getting expelled).
Indigo is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:45 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0