Terms and Conditions for World Scientific E-Book Service
Terms and conditions apply to University of Maryland, College Park
Vendor: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
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 World Scientific E-Book Service are listed below. Please ask us for further assistance.
Limitations on access
Limitations on simultaneous users: Unlimited
Limitations on user groups: Shady Grove could not be included via IP, College Park students must authenticate
Walk-in library use permitted? Yes
Remote access permitted? Yes
Additional restrictions on usage
Printing: Permitted
Downloading: Permitted. Note: Solely for the private use or research of the Licensee and/or Authorized Users.
Sharing: Permitted. Note: Authorized Users can copy and transmit text of up to one chapter from individual E-books in "person-to-person" and non-systematic scholarly exchanges of information between Licensee or Authorized Users and specific individuals.
Other Access Restrictions: Licensee and Authorized Users have permission to make brief quotations from the text of Online Content provided that the E-book source is acknowledged.
Restrictions on library services
Interlibrary Loan: Prohibitted
E-reserves: Prohibitted
Archiving: No
Perpetual Access: Yes. Note: Licensee has purchased access to E-books for 10 years. After that period library has option of acquiring physical archive copy from World Scientific or paying maintenance fee of 15% of net purchase price.
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: 06/09/2011
Subscription/renewal term: Books accessible for 10 year term starting 1/1/2012
Managing library: University of Maryland, College Park
Other information
Breach instructions: This Agreement will terminate following 30 days prior written notice by World Scientific that any terms and conditions of this Agreement have been breached knowingly or unknowingly, provided that the breach is not remedied with the 30 days.
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