When using online library resources including databases, online journals and eBooks, you must comply with:
- the Copyright Act and any other legal requirements
- license conditions that apply to any database or online resource.
How can you use online resources?
It is usually permitted to:
- print, save, or email a reasonable number of articles or a reasonable amount of other information
- make and use a copy for your personal teaching, learning and research at Swinburne Sarawak
- share a copy with other staff and students at Swinburne Sarawak
- make a link to an article in a database
It is usually not permitted to:
- make a large number of copies from the same journal or database
- make multiple copies of the same article to use as class handouts or in course packs
- do any sort of systematic copying such as making a copy of every article in an issue of an online journal or making a copy of an entire online book
- make a copy for use outside Swinburne Sarawak
- use a resource for profit or commercial purposes
- share a copy with people outside Swinburne Sarawak
- make an electronic copy of a database article and post it online without permission.
Who can use a library database?
Current students and staff may use databases and online resources on the library’s website to support teaching, learning and research at Swinburne Sarawak.