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Copyright Guide: Licensed Databases Permissions for Use

Alternatives if you are denied or unable to obtain permission to copy

Examples of alternatives to copying parts of a published work that do or may fall outside fair dealing guidelines:

1. Put the entire book, DVD, or journal issue on reserve in the library.
2. In a site restricted to members of your class, create electronic links to full text articles available either freely on the web (e.g. Open Access or Creative Commons licenses) or through one of the databases subscribed to by the library, as long as the terms and conditions of the agreement with the database provider (e.g. EBSCO, Proquest, JSTOR) allow such use of the articles.