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CASW Showcase is a website that celebrates excellence in science writing. We honor the work of writers, photographers and artists who participate in science journalism and are grateful that they allow us to present their work here in order to inform and inspire other writers. Trust is implicit in the permissions they have given us.

We extend this trust to our readers. To ensure that this service can continue to be provided to the public, all users must observe the following ground rules:

  1. You may view, download, and print Showcase content for your own personal and non-commercial use.
  2. When printing or displaying Showcase content, you may not remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices. This ensures that the ownership of the content is acknowledged.
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Logos, links and information provided by awards programs will appear regularly on Showcase. This use does not imply endorsement of CASW or Showcase by the programs. Showcase is separately funded and independent of the awards programs, including CASW’s awards. Stories are selected for Showcase by members of the CASW board of directors and other volunteers.

As a user of our site, you are responsible for your behavior. We trust our users to help keep CASW Showcase growing by maintaining a community of trust. If you have any questions about acceptable use of the site, please contact showcase-admin@casw.org.