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Terms and conditions of use of University of Sydney Library eresources

Library eresources, including databases and their contents such as images, citations, indexing & abstracts, and electronic journals and books, are protected by copyright.

Use of these eresources is governed by:

  • The University's ICT Resources Policy and Privacy Policy.
  • The fair dealing provisions of the Copyright Act 1968. See Copying for your research or study.
  • Resource-specific Terms & Conditions which are available on each site, usually located at the bottom of the screen, with links such as Terms & Conditions, Copyright, Legal Notice or User responsibilities.

The following are not permitted:

  • Any form of excessive, systematic, bulk, or automated downloading, the use of spiders or robots, the posting of content on mailing-lists, bulletin boards or websites, the creation of derivative works, the modification or alteration of copyright material, re-selling, or supply to non-authorised users.
  • Commercial use.

If you breach these conditions of use:

By using our resources, you are agreeing to comply with these requirements.