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Usability Body of Knowledge ("Usability BoK") content is covered under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA 3.0: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/). This license permits users to share and reuse Usability BoK content, including for commercial use, provided that you Attribute the content properly (see next point), and any Sharing of content is done so under the same, similar or compatible license.
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Specific page copyright terms
Some pages within the Usability BoK will have copyright terms that differ from the site-wide copyright license. Such terms will be clearly identified at the bottom of any page where they apply. Please check each page if you plan to use Usability BoK content.
Note: Once a page has been published under the site-wide copyright terms, it will not be re-published at a later date under more restrictive terms.
Suggestions regarding Citation, Reuse and potential Commercial use
UPA recommends contacting the Usability BoK Project and the UPA Office to discuss your use of the Usability BoK material and specific permission for that use (which may include waiver of some aspect of the above license for particular uses) if you intend to use more than a small number of references or expect to transform the material in any significant way.
We encourage any enhancement or elaboration of the Usability BoK material to be contributed back to the project, so that it remains a valuable, living reference to the community.
Content Copyright Questions and Problems
The Usability BoK and the UPA respect existing copyrights and do not permit copyright infringement within contributed content. As the Usability BoK is a community-contributed site, it is possible that some previously copyrighted material may be inadvertently published on the public site.