Terms of Use


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Fair use of copyrighted material includes the use of protected materials for non-commercial educational purposes, such as teaching, scholarship, research, criticism, commentary, news reporting, and other content. The Diversity Institute cannot give permission to reproduce material owned and copyrighted by other entities, which is specifically identified in credit lines. Unless otherwise noted, users who wish to download or print text and image files from this Web site may do so without the Diversity Institute’s express permission, provided that they comply with the following conditions:

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  • 2. Users must cite the author and source of the content as they would material from any printed work.
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