GCCBA Library, Chandigarh  E-Resources Copyright Warning

Permitted Uses of subscribed electronic content

Prohibited/ Illegal uses of subscribed electronic content

Viewing, downloading, copying, printing and saving a copy of search results

Use of robots or intelligent agents to do systematic, bulk or automatic downloading is not permitted

Viewing, downloading, copying, printing and saving individual articles

Systematic downloading or printing of entire journal issues or volumes, or large portions of other e-resources is not permitted

Using e-resources for scholarly, educational or scientific research, teaching, private study and clinical purposes

Using e-resources for commercial gain is not permitted (i.e. reselling, redistributing or republishing licensed content)

Sending a copy of an article to another authorized user (i.e. current faculty, students or staff)

Transmitting, disseminating or otherwise making online content available to unauthorized users (i.e. sending to mailing lists or electronic bulletin boards) is not permitted

Posting the URL to the publisher’s version of the article on a class website (publisher
links will allow only authorized users access)

Posting the publisher’s version or PDF of an article to an open class website is not permitted (instead, post the URL to the article which will allow only authorized users access)

  Usage Guidelines

  • E-Resources (viz. e-journals, e-books, e- databases) are subscribed by GCCBA Library for academic purpose only.
  • Systematic or excessive downloading is strictly prohibited
  • Use of Intelligent peripherals or accessories like spiders, robots for systematic downloading is forbidden.
  • Commercial Use of E- Resources is against the policy i.e. (Reselling, redistributing and republishing licensed content).
  • Excessive or systematic downloading will be cause of violation of agreement with the publisher and publisher can block the access for entire community of GCCBA.