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Fair Use: Determining Library License

Terms of Use

Authorized Users: this will indicate any restrictions on who may use the resource

Fair Use Clause Indicator: indicates if the license explicitly acknowledges fair use of the resources

Digitally Copy: indicates if a "reasonable" amount of the resource may be downloaded.  Note that this permission never includes authority to use any type of automated downloading or harvesting software

Print Copy: indicates if a "reasonable" amount of the resource may be printed.

Scholarly Sharing: indicates if faculty and students may share individual copies of articles with a colleague at another institution.

ILL Electronic (email): indicates if Rowan may loan the item to another library utilizing email

ILL Print or Fax: indicates if Rowan may loan the item to another library utilizing print copies or fax

ILL Secure Electronic: indicates if Rowan may loan the item to another library utilizing the current secure interlibrary loan software technology

Course Reserve: indicates if permission is given to use the content for course reserve readings

Electronic Link: indicates if permission is given to build secure links to the content

Course Pack Electronic: indicates if permission is given to use the content in electronic coursepacks

Course Pack Print: indicates if permission is given to use the content in print coursepacks

Remote Access: indicates if permission is given to provide off-campus access to the content.  This is usually paired with a statement indicating any limitations as to who may have remote access.

Using Rowan Content for Instruction

To view the library license for a resource, search for the resource within the E-Journals or E-books tab. Once you have searched for the resources, click View Terms of Use next to the resources.

When you click on this link, you will see the details of the licensed permissions that Rowan University has negotiated for you in a number of areas: interlibrary lending, scholarly sharing, reserves and coursepack use.