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Terms of Use for Asia-Studies Full-Text Content

This outlines who may use the content in this database and how it may be utilized. The content may only be used by Authorized users for the Authorized Uses below.

Authorized Users. Authorized Users are:

Persons Affiliated with Licensee. Full and part time students, alumni, and employees (including faculty, staff, affiliated researchers and independent contractors) of Licensee and the institution of which it is a part, regardless of the physical location of such persons.

Persons Authorized by Licensee. Persons authorized by licensee to access and utilize the content. This includes library patrons on licensee premises or patrons utilizing authorized access technology from licensee.

Walk-ins. Patrons not affiliated with Licensee who are physically present at Licensee's site(s) ("walk-ins").

Persons Authorized by the publisher. They are subject to the Authorized Uses, below:

Authorized Uses. Licensee and Authorized Users may make all use of the Licensed Materials as is consistent with the Fair Use Provisions of United States and international law.  

Copyright. Journal articles and other content in the database is provided by numerous different publishers and authors. Most all materials in the database are copyrighted. Copyrights are owned by the original publishers and/or authors. The contents of the database are licensed to us and we offer authorized users’ usage according to the usage guidelines below. Any other use is prohibited and must receive permission from the respective copyright holder. 

The website itself is copyrighted by International Information Services, with all rights reserved.

The Licensed Materials may be used for purposes of research, education or other non-commercial use as follows:

Display. Licensee and Authorized Users shall have the right to electronically display the Licensed Materials.

Digitally Copy. Licensee and Authorized Users may download and digitally copy a reasonable portion of the Licensed Materials. Systematic downloading of database sections is prohibited.

Print Copy. Licensee and Authorized Users may print a reasonable portion of the Licensed Materials.

Recover Copying Costs. Licensee may charge a fee to cover costs of copying or printing portions of Licensed Materials for Authorized Users.

Course Packs. Licensee and Authorized Users may use a reasonable portion of the Licensed Materials in the preparation of Course Packs or other educational materials.

Electronic Reserve. Licensee and Authorized Users may use a reasonable portion of the Licensed Materials for use in connection with specific courses of instruction offered by Licensee and/or its parent institution.

Database. Authorized Users shall be permitted to extract or use information contained in the database for educational, scientific, or research purposes, including extraction and manipulation of information for the purpose of illustration, explanation, example, comment, criticism, teaching, research, or analysis.

Electronic Links. Licensee may provide electronic links to the Licensed Materials from Licensee's web page(s), and is encouraged to do so in ways that will increase the usefulness of the Licensed Materials to Authorized Users. IIS staff will assist Licensee upon request in creating such links effectively. Licensee may make changes in the appearance of such links and/or in statements accompanying such links as reasonably requested by IIS.

Indices. Licensee may use the Licensed Materials in connection with the preparation of or access to integrated indices to the Licensed Materials, including author, article, abstract and keyword indices.

Scholarly Sharing. Authorized Users may transmit to a third-party colleague in hard copy or electronically, minimal, insubstantial amounts of the Licensed Materials for personal use or scholarly, educational, or scientific research or professional use but in no case for re-sale. In addition, Authorized Users have the right to use, with appropriate credit, figures, tables and brief excerpts from the Licensed Materials in the Authorized User's own scientific, scholarly and educational works.