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Terms of Use for E-resources

Published: 13 June 2013

Luleå University Library has license agreements with several different suppliers and publishers of electronic resources. These agreements set rules for how the resources may be used.

Rules for use of electronic media

  • No agreement allows commercial use.
  • Copying/downloading is only allowed for personal use. Copying includes electronic copies.
  • You may distribute single copies of articles to third-party colleagues for research purposes.
  • You may incorporate parts of the material in electronic Course or Study Packs, by linking to the material.
  • All other copying/downloading needs permission from the publisher.
  • You must read the copyright information provided by some suppliers/publishers in connection to the resources.
  • You must provide the source to printed or copied material.

This is not allowed:

  • Systematically copying/downloading a whole journal issue or a whole book.
  • Selling or redistributing copyright material, by publishing on the Internet or sending the material outside of LTU.
  • Changing, distorting or plagiarizing the material.