A set of rules that describe the expected behaviors of all community members and also highlight how the expected behaviors relate to a community’s core values. Community participation guidelines may include concrete examples of welcome and unwelcome behaviors, a link to the reporting process, and what to expect when violations occur.
Sometimes considered synonymous with a code of conduct, although definitions vary.
Citation: Center for Scientific Collaboration and Community Engagement. (2021) CSCCE Glossary: Inclusive Language in Community Building. Woodley, Pratt, Bakker, Bertipaglia, Dow, El Zein, Kuwana, Lower, Roca, and Santistevan doi: 10.5281/zenodo.5718783