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Thomson Reuters InCites

License Terms of Use

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


Systematic downloading or harvesting articles, citations, metadata (e.g. using citation managers such as EndNote or Zotero) is strictly prohibited. (You must contact us here. Permission is required or a Text and Data Mining Package should be purchased.)


For Libraries

Is interlibrary loan (ILL) allowed?


The license for this electronic resource does not allow interlibrary loans.

Citation requirement:

"In each instance where Client is reproducing any portion of the Incites Data, Client shall duly acknowledge the source of such data and provide the following notice where the Incites Data is reproduced: 'This data is reproduced from Thomson Reuters. You may not copy this data in whole or in part without the written consent of the Science business of Thomson Reuters.'"

Sharing InCites data:

Section 1.e.: "TR grants to Client a ... right to ... incorporate InCites Data in internal reports; distribute limited, specifically relevant portions of InCites Data for interactions with government agencies; and include insubstantial portions of InCites Data in documents, which may be provided to third parties or made publicly available, for illustrative or research purposes only, provided all such uses may only include InCites Data regarding materials authored by Client's faculty, students or affiliated researchers."

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