The Center for Media Literacy (CML) is an educational organization that provides leadership, public education, professional development and educational resources nationally and internationally. Dedicated to promoting and supporting media literacy education as a framework for accessing, analyzing, evaluating, creating and participating with media content, CML works to help citizens, especially the young, develop critical thinking and media production skills needed to live fully in the 21st century media culture. http://www.medialit.org
Plagiarism is a big deal, and it’s not something you want to find out about the hard way.
Researching ethically is also researching efficiently: not only will you learn how to avoid plagiarism, but you’ll also pick up some good research tips too.
Take this tutorial to find out what is involved: http://library.acadiau.ca/tutorials/plagiarism/