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Terms and Conditions:

The Licensee may do the following in making the Licensed Material available to Users:
(a) access via the Network at any time the Licensor’s server, or as the case may be any service provided by an agent on its behalf, for the purpose of accessing the Licensed Material, for research, teaching, and private study purposes by means of workstations connected to the Network both directly and remotely;
(b) make the Licensed Material accessible via the Network to the Authorized Users for their research, teaching, and private study purposes; or
(c) permit Authorized Users to print and/or download individual articles and other individual items from searches of the Licensed Material for research teaching, and private study purposes by means of workstations connected to the Network both directly and remotely;
(d) permit teaching and library staff accredited to the Licensee to reproduce individual articles from the Licensed Material for distribution during the term of this Agreement to students accredited to the Licensee for the purpose of including such individual articles in course reserves and study packs.
(e) Licensee may make interlibrary loans of the licensed material by way of paper copies (whether by post or fax) in compliance with Section 108 of the Copyright Act of 1976 and with guidelines developed by the National Commission on New Technological Uses of Copyrighted Works (CONTU Guidelines), the text of which is available as part of the U.S. Copyright Office Circular 21.

The Licensee may NOT do the following in making the Licensed Material available to Users and may NOT permit others to do the following:
(a) sell, distribute, license, rent or otherwise exploit the Licensed Material, or any element of it, for any commercial purpose;
(b) make the Licensed Material, or any element of it, available by any means to persons other than Authorized Users, to the extent permitted under U.S. Copyright Law.
(c) Make the Licensed Material, or any element of it, available on, or by, electronic bulletin boards, news groups, Web sites, FTP or any other means of posting or transmitting material on the Internet, an on-line service or side area network; however, creating links to Licensed Material located on the Licensor’s server from similar services operating on the Licensee’s secure Network is allowed provided such links do not facilitate the circumvention of Licensor’s access restriction authentication;
(d) Remove or obscure the Licensor’s copyright notice from the Licensed Material including hard-copy print-outs;
(e) Use the Licensed Material to create any derivative work, product or service, or merge the Licensed Material with any other product, database, or service. Authorized Users shall not be restricted from extracting or using information contained in the Database for educational or research purposes;
(f) Alter, amend, modify, translate, or change the Licensed Material;
(g) Intentionally undertake any activity which has a damaging effect on the Licensor’s ability to achieve revenue through selling and marketing the Licensed Material;
(h) Otherwise use the Licensed Material supplied in accordance with the Agreement in a manner that would infringe the copyright or other propriety rights contained within it; or
(i) Make the Licensed Material or any part of it available by remote access to any person other than Authorized Users.

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