STARS ReadMe

This web site (http://......edu/STARS/) is being developed by the first student chapter of STARS USA Inc.at the University of South Florida for the purposes of developing the 501(c)(3) Exempt purposes of STARS USA Inc. (STARS).

This server is part of the World Wide Web (WWW), a networked information system that allows direct access through the Internet. Each highlighted phrase (in color or underlined) is a hyperlink to another document or information resource somewhere on the Internet.

This service became operational on February 7, 1996. The main Server is running on http://ctr.usf.edu/. The STARS Services are being developed as both a working tool and a demonstration site for educators, students and interested professionals to use the Internet and the World Wide Web for the purpose of developing projects. In addition, substantive academic benefits can be derived through the development of contracts to complete measurable services provided, and deliverable through the support for various projects.

Re-engineering education into the 21st century

The STARS USA Inc. is a non-profit 5013 organization of individuals, institutions, and companies dedicated to improving all aspects of education.

Notice: Consent to Monitoring

Information from this server resides on a computer system which may be funded and operated by the STARS. Anyone using this system consents to monitoring of this use by system or security personnel.

Permission to use, copy, and distribute documents and related graphics delivered from this World Wide Web server maybe hereby granted for personal classroom use and noncommercial use within your organization only, provided that the attached copyright notice and this permission notice appear in all copies. All other rights are reserved.

Each individual document published by STARS on the World Wide Web may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information relating to that individual document. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, Estelle, or otherwise, any license or rights under any patent or trademark of STARS or any third party. Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any licenses or right under any STARS copyright. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of reproductions of copyrighted materials. A reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. All documents available from this server are protected under the U.S. and foreign copyright laws. Permission to reproduce are required.

Any STARS publication may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes may be periodically made to these publications; these changes will be incorporated in new editions of these publications. STARS may make improvements and/or changes in the products and/or the programs described in these publications at any time without prior notice.

Should any viewer of an STARS published document respond with information including feedback data, such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like regarding the content of any such STARS document, such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential. STARS shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information to others without limitation. Further, STARS shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products incorporating such information.

Disclaimer of Liability

The STARS disclaims all warranties, either expressed or implied, with regard to the information accessed from, or via, this World Wide Web server, including, but not limited to, all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. STARS does not assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed. STARS does not represent that the use of any information contained on this server will not infringe privately owned rights. In no event shall STARS be liable for any special, indirect, or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data, or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence, or other tortuous action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of this information.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the STARS. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of STARS or its associated constituencies and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. Product and service information are the sole responsibility of each individual vendor. The name of STARS or the STARS logo may not be used in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of this information without specific, written, prior permission.

STARS recommends that users access this service using Netscape, a multimedia document viewer available from Netscape Communications Corporation. Netscape is available for Sun, SGI, Macintosh and Microsoft Windows platforms.

Information presented on or through STARS is provided for educational and discussion purposes only. STARS makes no guarantee, implied or otherwise, as to the accuracy or completeness of any information provided on or through this service.
Your comments and suggestions are welcome, you can reach me by e-mail at: webguy@starsusa.org Copyright 1997 STARS USA Inc.

 

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