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Business Source Ultimate Restrictions
Most material found in Business Source Ultimate may be permalinked, uploaded to Brightspace, and included in free class handouts, with the exception of Harvard Business Review articles. Harvard Business Review articles are not intended for use in assigned course materials. Thousands of HBR articles can be downloaded, printed and saved for individual use with the exception of the 500 selected articles deemed most popular case studies/articles for primarily academic use, as determined by Harvard Business Publishing. These 500 articles have a read-only status so printing, downloading, and saving these articles for individual use is not available.