Course Terms of Use

All Saylor Academy courses are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For licensing purposes, a "course" is defined as the structure, syllabus, learning outcomes, unit descriptions, and the framing text that accompanies resources curated from third parties. That excludes the third party resources themselves, including the following resources used in this course, which contain the individual licenses listed below:


Aziz Sheikh, et. al.’s “Implementation and Adoption of Nationwide Electronic Health Records in Secondary Care in England: Final Qualitative Results from Prospective National Evaluation in ‘Early Adopter’ Hospitals”: 

Ben Curren’s “Data Driven Decisions”:

Cliff Evans's “Leading Digital: Turning Technology into Business Transformation”:

David T. Bourgeois’ Information Systems for Business and Beyond:

David Bourgeois’ “Management Information Systems: What is an Information System?”:

David Griffiths’ “What is the difference between data, information and knowledge?”:

Gry Hasselbalch Lapenta and Rikke Frank Jørgensen’s “Youth, privacy, and online media: Framing the right to privacy in public policy-making”: 

Indian Streams Research Journal: Parul Mittal’s “Data Warehouse and Data Mining”:

Jason O’Donnell’s “Relational vs NoSQL Databases”:

K3CubedLtd's “Knowledge Management, An Organisation’s Weapon of Choice”:

Mastering Strategic Management, v1.0:

  • Provided without attribution as requested by the work's original creator or licensor
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

MIT: Thomas Friedman’s “The World Is Flat 3.0”: 

National Consortium for Mission Critical Operations' “NCMCO Instructor Series: CIA Triad”:

Neville Hobson’s “A tour through Mary Meeker’s 2016 internet trends report”: 

Stack Exchange: Peter Grace’s “So You Want to Get a Job in Information Technology?”: 

Tyner Blain’s “Software Process: Waterfall Process versus Incremental Process”: 

VCHhealthcare's “VCH Decision Support Systems”:

Wikibooks: Introduction to Computer Information Systems: “Ethics”: 


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