Terms and Conditions for ACSESS Digital Library (Alliance of Crop, Soil, & Environmental Science Societies)
Terms and conditions apply to University of Maryland, College Park
Vendor: ASA-CSSA-SSSA
Most electronic resources are protected by copyright and also subject to a variety of licensing restrictions on access and use. Your campus may also have additional policies that govern the use of electronic resources. Some important terms and restrictions for ACSESS Digital Library (Alliance of Crop, Soil, & Environmental Science Societies) are listed below. Please ask us for further assistance.
Limitations on access
Limitations on simultaneous users: Unlimited
Walk-in library use permitted? Yes
Remote access permitted? Yes
Additional restrictions on usage
Printing: Permitted. Note: Follow uses permitted under appropriate existing copyright law.
Downloading: Permitted. Note: Follow uses permitted under appropriate existing copyright law.
Sharing: Permitted. Note: One of the accepted uses of subscribed content by subscribing institutions and authorized users.
Other Access Restrictions: Use of subscribed content is governed by applicable copyright law. E-reserves may be permitted if permitted under applicable copyright law.
Restrictions on library services
Interlibrary Loan: Permitted
Interlibrary Loan Delivery: Silent, US copyright law (fair use) prevails.
E-reserves: Permitted, delete upon cessation of use.
Archiving: Publishers should provide for secure archiving, either by subscribing institution or a trusted third party. Yes, LOCKSS, Portico, or other shared online archive.
Perpetual Access: Yes. Note: Unless otherwise agreed, upon terminating a subscription the subscribing institution will retain access in some form (publisher's site, copy maintained by subscribing institution, or third party archive.) Publishers may charge a reasonable annual fee for continual access.
Coursepack usage
Paper coursepacks: No
Electronic coursepacks: No
Notes: License silent, US copyright (fair use) law prevails.
License description
License PDF: [License]
Date of license: 05/13/2014
Managing library: University of Maryland, College Park
Other information
Breach instructions: The party that detects the breach should notify the other party as soon as possible. Both parties should make every effort to resolve quickly. Suspension of access may be necessary but should be an action of last resort and, if possible, notification should precede any suspension of access.
General Note: SERU is not a license but a set of commonly agreed-upon expectations for using and providing electronic resources. Publishers and institutions that choose to use SERU should should their support by registering at the NISO SERU website.
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