Regarding copyright

Disclaimer

The Trends in Instructional Design and Technology Database, an open access educational resource, reports on the various trends influencing the field. Our team only curates the content within this database. The respective copyrights are held by the identified organization through citation and attribution within the database. The included materials are used under the following methods:

  • Open-Access
  • Creative Commons
  • Adaption
  • Usage Licenses

Takedown Request Policy

The Trends in Instructional Design and Technology database is a digital archive and the intention is that deposited content should not be removed. In the event of a complaint, acceptable reasons for withdrawal include:

  • Proven copyright violation or plagiarism
  • Legal requirements
  • Falsified research

If you wish to issue a complaint regarding items available in the Trends in Instructional Design and Technology Database, please include the following information in your notice:

  • Your contact details
  • Bibliographic details for the item, including a URL to both your copyrighted content and its location on the Trends in Instructional Design and Technology Database
  • An outline of the nature of the complaint

The complaint must be sent through our Takedown Request Form located here: http://trendsandissues.org/node/384

On receipt of a complaint the team will:

  • Make an initial judgement of the validity of the complaint
  • Withdraw the item in question from public view
  • Return an acknowledgement in writing that the complaint has been received
  • The complaint will then be reviewed by the team
  • If the grounds of the complaint are considered plausible, the material will be withdrawn from the Trends in Instructional Design and Technology Database and the contact for complaint will be notified. Once a work has been deposited and subsequently removed, metadata to the deposited content will always remain to avoid loss of historical record together with a note explaining the reasons for withdrawal