Below please find our “Terms of Use” for all reprinted and otherwise used content. We have broken down our policy into two sections, Reprinting Policy under “Fair Use,” and Reprinting Policy for Commercial or non–“Fair Use” Requests.

Definition: We define our content as including but not limited to issues, sub-issues, questions, editorial comments, expertise scales, summaries, methodologies, images/maps, charts, programming code, domain names, compilation of quotes, color schemes, glossaries, all other non-quoted text, the presentation and layout of all the aforementioned, and the look and feel of our sites.

The quoted content that appears on web sites remains the intellectual property of the respective quote originators. If you are interested in reprinting quoted material that appears on our sites, please direct your request to the original source of the quoted content.

I. Terms of Use under ”Fair Use”: authorizes its content to be reprinted as fair use only if all the following criteria are met:

1. Use of the reprinted content complies with the doctrine of “Fair Use” (including “criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research” and used solely for nonprofit educational purposes).

2. is notified by email ( prior to publication of the information requested in Section III. below.

3. All content quoted from the site is quoted verbatim, in context, and without being misleading.

4. Online credit appears as “Reprinted with permission of” (with hyperlinked to

5. Offline and printed credits follow either MLA, Chicago, or APA style manual bibliographic protocols (see the following samples).

a. MLA: LeoGrange, William M., and Peter Kornbluh. “A Cuban conundrum.” Los Angeles Times, 6 Dec. 2011. Web. 12 Apr. 2012. ,>.

b. Chicago: LeoGrange, William, and Peter Kornbluh. “The Cuban conundrum.” (accessed April 12, 2012).

c. APA: LeoGrange, W., & Kornbluh, P. (2011, December 6). The Cuban conundrum. Cuban Retrieved April 12, 2012, from More examples are available on the How to Cite in Bibliographies and Endnotes page.

II. Terms of Use for Commercial or non-“Fair Use” Requests:

For reprinting requests that do not strictly meet (or appear to meet) all of the five conditions in Section I. above, please email prior to publication for permission, which may or may not be granted.

Third parties cannot use content, employee statements, or anything else considered proprietary to in advertising, marketing, or other promotional efforts without prior written permission from management. All requests must answer our requests for information in Section III. below.

III. Information to be included in any email requesting permission to use content for fair use or commercial purposes:

1. The specific text or item wanted for reprinting.

2. Intended use of the reprinted material.

3. Name and contact information of intended publication or organization.

4. Year the business was founded and its for-profit or non-profit status.

5. Date or approximate date of publication.

6. Number of copies, circulation, and/or hit traffic of publication where content is intended.

7. Show how would be cited.

8. Amount of permission fee to be paid to

9. Will we receive two complimentary copies of the final printed publication?

10. Indicate anything else that would also be granted to

Please note that we may also ask for additional information.

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