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Copying from e-journals

Brunel Library subscribes to a large number of published electronic resources. These books, journals and databases are made available to University staff and students under contractual subscription licences which govern their conditions of use. They are also subject to copyright law and the terms of the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) Higher Education Copyright Licence and all staff and students are expected to adhere to all regulations governing their use. 

You may generally print out or download copies of articles for personal research and study purposes, however, multiple copying may not always be allowed. Teaching staff may be permitted to link to these resources from online reading lists or e-learning modules. To do more, what you intend must be covered under the subscription agreement or the CLA Licence. Our Blackboard Learn web page has more information on obtaining and using content in digital format for teaching and learning. For information on using print outs of e-journal content for teaching and in course packs see Photocopying.

Links to the conditions of use of some of the main electronic collections we purchase are listed below. Others are available after you have logged in to the resource. Please note it is good practice to delete copies of content downloaded once you have completed your studies or research. If you need advice on whether what you wish to do complies with copyright law and applicable licences, please contact the Copyright Officer or your Subject Liaison Librarian.