Copyright Guidelines for Content Submissions

We take copyright infringement seriously. Please be responsible when submitting content for inclusion on AMSA's website.

No information, photography or other material protected by copyright without the permission of the copyright owner is permitted in any materials submitted to AMSA for inclusion on its website. By submitting material, the submitting party warrants and represents that he or she owns the copyright with respect to such material or has received permission from the copyright owner.

In addition, the submitting party grants AMSA and users of this site the nonexclusive right and license to display, copy, publish, distribute, transmit, print, and use such information or other material.

In the event that any copyright infringement is brought to our attention, AMSA reserves the right to remove noted content and will forward all legal action to the content submission owner.

Link & Resource Reference Guidelines

These guidelines apply to all links and resource references suggested for inclusion on AMSA’s public website.

Approval Worthy

  • Official governing organizations representing the health professions, health professional schools, advising, etc.
  • Organizations, resources, publications, etc. affiliated with or produced by accredited university systems
  • Long-standing, recognized, and respected non-profits with some alignment or intersection with AMSA's mission and strategic priorities
  • Student-created resources that have been developed either in association with an AMSA project or which were developed in association with a university-supported project, pending internal review if the resource has not already been peer-reviewed.

Approval Unworthy

  • Resources produced by for-profit companies
  • Organizations or resources that are "stand alone," especially if they are new and haven't been peer reviewed, tested or endorsed by a more established or governing organization
  • Resources that may be popular among students but distrusted by educators, advisors or administrators

Require Further Investigation

  • Organizations and resources representing "non-traditional" care modalities, Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), and other health care practices that are on the edge of Evidence-Based Medicine standards. Programs or services affiliated with or produced by a university system, backed by evidence, peer-reviewed, etc. should be considered with higher regard than those that do not have this level of backing.

 

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