Skip to Main Content

Research Process

Get help with any part of the research process.

It is important for researchers to understand how to comply with ethical and legal guidelines when incorporating outside information into a work.


The legal and ethical issues surrounding the use of information goes beyond properly citing sources and avoiding plagiarism. Researchers should be knowledgable about isses related to privacy and security, censorship and freedom of speech, as well as have an understanding of intellectual property, copyright, and fair use.