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Terms & Conditions

Appropriate Use of Licensed Electronic Resources

Electronic resources are purchased and licensed by B.D. Owens Library in support of the University’s academic Mission. Database vendors regulate use of electronic resources via license agreements, which supersede "fair use" Copyright Law provisions and govern permitted and prohibited uses of individual resources.

Users who are authorized to access B.D. Owens Library’s electronic resources include currently enrolled students, faculty, staff, and persons who are physically located in the library ("walk-ins"). Users have a responsibility to read, be aware of, and observe the terms and conditions of use for all licensed electronic resources. The following is general information on permitted and prohibited uses of licensed resources.

Permitted Uses

Prohibited Uses

Each licensed electronic resource may have more specific or additional permissions or prohibitions. Full licenses for many publishers, specifying all the terms and conditions, are available at their websites. More detailed information about individual license agreements entered into by Northwest Missouri State University is supplied in the Terms of Use next to the individual titles in the A-Z Periodical List.

See also: Northwest Computing Policies

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