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Adapted Spring 2002 by San Josè State University Library. This material may be reproduced, distributed, or incorporated only subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the SJSU Library Basics Open Publication Licenses.

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Tutorial Development

SJSU Library Basics contains original text, graphics, animations, and interactive quizzes from SJSU Library Basics. This material may be reproduced, distributed, or incorporated only subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the SJSU Library Basics Open Publication Licenses.

Credits

Members of the San Josè State University Library Library Basics Adaptation Team include:

Pamela Jackson, Librarian Content and Quiz Development
Bridget Kowalczyk Information Literacy Competence Specialist
Jessie Cai, Jenny La Web Developer
Wan Si Wan Graphic Design

SJSU Library Basics Open Publication License Agreement

Individuals and institutions may copy SJSU Library Basics text, graphics, animations, and scripts to use on their own campuses and customize in whole or in part. To do so:

  1. Read and agree to the Open Publication License (OPL) below;
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  3. Download SJSU Library Basics.

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SJSU Library Basics Open Publication License

1. REQUIREMENTS ON BOTH UNMODIFIED AND MODIFIED VERSIONS

The Open Publication works may be reproduced and distributed in whole or in part, in any medium physical or electronic, provided that the terms of this license are adhered to, and that this license or an incorporation of it by reference is displayed in the reproduction.

All modified versions of documents covered by this license, including translations, anthologies, compilations and partial documents, must meet the following requirements:

Proper form for an incorporation by reference is as follows:

Copyright ?<year> <author's name or designee>. This material may be distributed only subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the SJSU Library Basics Open Publication Licenses.

Any publication in standard (paper) book form shall require the citation of the original publisher and author. The publisher and author's names shall appear on all outer surfaces of the book. On all outer surfaces of the book the original publisher's name shall be as large as the title of the work and cited as possessive with respect to the title.

2. COPYRIGHT

The copyright to each Open Publication is owned by its author(s) or designee.

3. SCOPE OF LICENSE

Mere aggregation of Open Publication works or a portion of an Open Publication work with other works or programs on the same media shall not cause this license to apply to those other works. The aggregate work shall contain a notice specifying the inclusion of the Open Publication material and appropriate copyright notice.

SEVERABILITY. If any part of this license is found to be unenforceable in any jurisdiction, the remaining portions of the license remain in force.

NO WARRANTY. Open Publication works are licensed and provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose or a warranty of non-infringement.

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