All users may NOT/shall not/are prohibited from:
All users MUST:
All users MAY:
1. If using the TDI primary data repositories (Research section) in any way, direct or manipulated, the data must be clearly and prominently acknowledged. Proper acknowledgement includes (1) a footnote with the full citation which includes a link to TDI’s website (see below for examples), (2) in-text citation/acknowledgement, stating that TDI is the source of the data, and that the data are publicly available, and/or (3) clear citation on any and all visuals making use of TDI data.
Please also indicate:
2. If generating a data file for public or private use, and presenting those data to another party, the TDI data included must be directly acknowledged in a source column, including TDI’s full name and a link: “The Diaspora Initiative (TDI) – A Knowledge Repository for Diasporas & Migration; diasporainitiative.org”
3. To reference the TDI diaspora codebooks, data management plan etc. please cite as follows:
4. If using any type of TDI data repositories in an academic paper, report, or article, please cite as follows:
5. If including TDI data alongside other data sources for a project larger in scope than the TDI dataset, please follow the steps above and also:
6. If referring to figures or statistics published in TDI analysis, infographics, interactive graphs, networks, working papers, etc., please cite the individual publication, including the author(s), using the following format:
7. If using TDI data in a visual, graphic, or map of your own, please attribute the source data clearly and prominently on the visual itself or within the key/legend and include a link to TDI’s website. This can be in small print on the bottom of the image. Please note your date of data access. These citations should be included for both standalone infographics as well as for tables/figures within a larger report. If unable to include a link on a static visual file, please note “diasporainitiative.org” as the source URL. When sharing such an image on social media, please (1) be sure that the citation is not cut off, and (2) please tag TDI (LinkedIn).
8. If you wish to reproduce or republish a visual, graphic, or map TDI has already published (rather than creating an original image using raw data) for non-commercial purposes, please cite the individual publication, including the author(s), using the following format:
9. If you wish to cite a statistic based on TDI data in text, please explicitly reference “TDI” by full name, along with a hyperlink.
10. If you wish to cite a specific finding from a TDI report or any of its authors in text, please explicitly reference “TDI” or the author by full name, along with a hyperlink to the TDI report providing the finding.
11. Please do not use the TDI logo to denote use of TDI data unless explicitly authorized. The TDI logo is reserved for products created directly by TDI or jointly with TDI.