Agreements and license
exists to protect the intellectual standing and the economic rights of
creators and publishers of all literary, dramatic, artistic, musical,
audio-visual and electronic works. Electronic materials are copyrighted in the same manner as print materials.
resources will be subject to some licence or access agreement.
or package has a specific agreement.
contractual agreements should be available from each
links on copyright laws
Guidelines for Fair Dealing in an Electronic Environment
Fair Dealing and Permitted Actions
Downloading and copying entire issues or
volumes of any journal;
Commercial use of journal content,
including but not limited to, providing a fee-for-copying service;
Examples of Misuse
Altering, obscuring or removing
copyright and other proprietary notices which appear as part of the
journal service or appear alongside journal content.
Downloading full text articles and
emailing them to friends outside the institution.
People from commercial companies using
library facilities to access resources.
Printing out entire electronic journals
and making copies.
Including large parts of articles in
student workbook material.