Permitted Use of E-Resources
Research and Study for Authorized Users
Authorized users are current faculty/staff, sessionals* and students with a current King’s ID. They are permitted to access using authentication via a proxy server. Walk in users are allowed to use them in the library.
*Sessional accounts are open one month prior to the semester and expired two weeks after the semester.
A printed e-book chapter may be distributed to authorized users. Moodle access is permitted, but a printed course pack needs publisher permission.
A link or persistent URL
Can be provided to authorized users only.
PDFs on Moodle
Do not distribute a PDF through Moodle. Please use a persistent link or URL .
Not all ebooks have unlimited simultaneous users. Some will need to be checked out, as one would a print book.
Very Short List of Permitted Use of Printed Content
Photocopies of copyrighted material
Copies of a published work can be provided to students for educational purposes. Please check that it is within the Fair Dealing Guidelines.
Photocopies from workbooks
Materials from workbooks or business case studies may not be reproduced under any circumstances without the copyright owner’s permission.
Copyrighted Materials on Library Reserves
Yes, a book or journal article may be placed on reserve.
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Please note: Resources are licensed to The King’s University for academic purposes ONLY. The content may not be reproduced, retransmitted, disseminated, sold, distributed, published, broadcast or circulated. Remote access restricted to members of The King’s University.