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Terms of use for e-resources: Welcome

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This guide helps you to find information about terms of use for e-resources available in Lappeenranta Academic Library.

The Terms of use -LibGuides may not include all the e-resources licensed by Lappeenranta Academic Library. In most cases the terms & conditions latest versions are found from the publishers´ webpages.

Access to resources

The electronic resources are available in the network of Lappeenranta University of Technology or in the network of Saimaa University of Applied Sciences depending on license. The students and the staff members of LUT and Saimaa UAS also have a remote access to the electronic resources.

Printed collections are placed in Skinnarila and Linnala campus libraries. Registered customers have a right to borrow material.
 

General terms of use

Electronic materials are protected by international copyright laws, database right laws, and other Intellectual Property Rights and may vary according to each Publisher's Licence Agreement. Lappeenranta Academic Library has subscribed electronic resources via the Finnish National Electronic Library, FinELib, and directly from the publishers. Terms and conditions may vary by each e-resource. Use the whole or any part of the licenced material for any commercial use is forbidden.

When using e-resources generally you are permitted:

  • to browse and to make information retrievals
  • to print single copies of search results for personal use
  • to download reasonable amounts of search results for personal use
  • in most cases to print and download reasonable parts and excerpts for non-commercial use
  • to email, mail or fax one copy to a colleague for personal use (it varies according to the service whether it is permissible to send copies to persons outside the university) Terms of use at LibGuides
  • to compile course materials for the university for non-commercial use (the conditions vary according to the service) Terms of use at LibGuides

When using e-resources you are not permitted:

  • to use the resources or parts of it for commercial purposes
  • to download resources using robots or other data mining software
  • use of programs which automatically search or rake for resources (spider, crawler, robot).
  • modifying, applying, moving, translating or creating resources based on the resources provided by the service or any other action violating the copyright restrictions of the resources.

Terms & conditions aqcuired via FinElib consortium: FinELib-resources
Terms & conditions of Lappeenranta Academic Library: Terms of use at LibGuides

More information about the e-resource licences at Lappeenranta Academic Library by e-mail: kirjasto.hankinnat[at]lut.fi.

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