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Licensed material

The Library negotiates licence agreements with academic and commercial publishers to provide access to online resources such as databases, e-Books and e-Journals. These licence agreements specify how the material can be used.

You can use the Library’s licensed resources if you are a:

  • current student or staff member, or
  • an enrolled community user (onsite access, selected resources only).

You can use the Library’s licensed resources for your:

  • academic research or study.

You cannot use the Library’s licensed resources for:

  • commercial purposes,
  • paid or unpaid work on behalf of an organisation other than Curtin University,
  • bulk, excessive or automated downloading of material,
  • supplying licensed material to non-authorised users (includes posting to websites), or
  • actions in breach of the Copyright Act 1968.

For more information on copyright see Copyright at Curtin.