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Some of the courseware modules included in this initiative are the intellectual property of faculty authors. Other modules are copyrighted by Penn State. In both cases the authors and Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences license the modules linked to this site for non-commercial use and re-use, including the development of derivative works. The only exception to this is where images and other items are marked as copyrighted material from another source. See the Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share-Alike License for details.
Penn State's policy on courseware and courseware modules is RA17 Courseware.