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Terms of use for online resources

When using online library resources including databases, online journals and eBooks, you must comply with:the Copyright Act and any other legal requirementslicense conditions that apply to any database or online resource.How can you use online resources?It is usually permitted to:print, save, …

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.