E-journal Licensing Terms
Do you want to know what rules apply for printing and downloading of electronic journals at KTHB? Here you will find guidelines for e-journals usage at the library.
KTHB Library contracts with a variety of vendors and publishers to provide users with electronic resources and typically negotiates license agreements that stipulate how and by whom they may be used. These terms and conditions must be adhered to. If license terms have been violated resource providers can temporarily, or permanently, suspend access rights.
Generally Not Acceptable
|Making limited print or electronic copies.||Systematic or substantial printing, copying or downloading.|
|Using for the purpose of research, teaching or private study.||Using for commercial purposes or re-publishing, re-distributing or altering content.|
|Sharing with KTH faculty, staff and students.||Sharing with anyone other than KTH faculty, staff and students.|
|Posting links to specific content.||Posting actual content or articles to web sites, list serves etc.|
Copies of course packs can be distributed for free or for a small fee (as long as there is no profit) and are sold only to KTH students for a specific course. By course packs is meant a collection of material, for example excerpts from books and articles.
In addition to licensing there is also an agreement between KTH and Bonus Presskopia governing copying for teaching purposes. See
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