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For UBC Library users

Research/Private Study



May I download or print a copy of the material(s) for UBC-related research or my own private study?

Class Handouts



May I distribute or incorporate multiple print copies of the material(s) into class handouts distributed to students in a UBC course?

Print Course Packs



May I incorporate a copy of the material(s) into a print course pack for use by students in a UBC course?

Learning Management Systems



May I upload an electronic copy of the materials(s) on a learning management system (e.g. Connect, Vista, MEDICOL) for a UBC course or research?




May I upload an electronic copy of the materials(s) on a library course reserves system?




May I incorporate graphs, charts, tables, images and other graphics embedded in the materials(s) in instructional slides and handouts for use in the classroom? 

Persistent URLs



May I post a persistent URL (electronic link) to the material(s)?

Text and Data Mining


Please contact us here if you have questions about text mining permissions.

For Libraries

Is interlibrary loan (ILL) allowed?


For further inquiries about obtaining an item from this electronic resource, contact UBC Library Interlibrary Loans.

Text and Data Mining: Authorized Users shall not systematically make print or electronic copies of multiple extracts of the Licensed Materials, or use robots, spiders,
crawlers or other automated downloading programs, algorithms or devices to continuously and automatically search, scrape, extract, deep-link, index, or disrupt the use of the Licensed Materials for any purpose. Authorized Users may download a reasonable number of Records from Scopus.com using the Scopus API, and store them as a dataset for use in Text and Data Mining tools/projects within the context of scholarship or research activities. “Records” will be limited to the following bibliographic metadata: author name, author profile number, author country of residence, author affiliation, document title, document publication year, source title, volume, issue, pages, source and document type, publisher, ISSN, DOl, subject category (ASJC), author contact information, author profiles, abstract snippet, citations and author keywords. For the avoidance of doubt full abstracts, CAS registration
numbers, references, non-English language tags, chemical names and controlled vocabulary are excluded.

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