Attributing information is best way to avoid plagiarism.
- to quote directly means that you use the “original wording” with quotation marks.
- To paraphrase means that you have included all or most of the content but you have recorded it in your own words.
- To summarise means that you have make a synopsis of the content (short brief overview).
TIP: Take the time to get it right the first time. Get it wrong the first time and you have it wrong forever.
A link sent by ProBlogger over the use of photographs on blogs and other applications from Skelliewag.
Skelliewag is a blog about “planning, creating and growing the online projects you’re obsessed with. If you have big ideas that keep you awake at night (in a good way), this is written for you.” Based in Melbourne, Australia Skellie defines herself on Twitter as Bio Writer, works at Envato, and procrastination guru. But she has very useful and wonderful advice about using photographs from the web – how to do it, HONESTLY, without INFRINGING other people’s rights.
Read it at http://www.skelliewag.org/a-complete-guide-to-finding-and-using-incredible-flickr-images-162.htm