HomeBank Ground Rules

Researchers who use HomeBank data and programs are asked to abide by these rules specific to HomeBank:

In addition, all users of TalkBank data must read and follow these general Ground Rules for Principles of data-sharing. and Ethics for sensitive data, and you may be interested in understanding Talkbank policies for data preservation and data workflow.

The use of HomeBank data is governed by the Creative Commons CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license.


The TalkBank Project, the compilers, programmers, publishers, distributors, and authors associated with the various TalkBank databases and programs have used their best efforts in preparing the programs, records, and accompanying documentation. These efforts include the development, research, and testing of the programs to determine their effectiveness. We make make no warranty of any kind, express or implied, with regard to the programs, records, and accompanying documentation and its fitness for any particular application. The TalkBank System, compilers, programmers, publishers, distributors, associated authors, and Carnegie Mellon University shall not be liable in any event for incidental or consequential damages in connection with, or arising out of, the furnishing, performance, or use of this database, its programs, or its accompanying documentation.

(c) 2016 Brian MacWhinney for the TalkBank Project