York University Libraries license a wide variety of electronic resources for use by York faculty, staff, and students and make them discoverable and available for use via Omni. When you use electronic resources, you must comply with the terms and conditions of the license that the Libraries have signed when accessing and using the content. Do note what is permitted by the license because it varies across resources and platforms.
Below is a guide to what "Show License" terms and conditions mean.
If there is no information displayed for a particular term or condition, it means the license does not address it. If the proposed use for the content falls within what is permitted by the terms and conditions stated, then it is not necessary to inquire further. If you do have further questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Accessibility||Information on whether data is provided in a form compliant with relevant accessibility legislation and, when not, if we have the right to modify or copy content to make it usable.|
|Authorized user definition||The group of users allowed to use the Electronic Product, as defined in the contract.|
|Course pack electronic||The right to use licensed materials in collections or compilations of materials assembled in an electronic format by faculty members for use by students in a class for purposes of instruction.|
|Course pack print||The right to use licensed materials in collections or compilations of materials assembled in a print format by faculty members for use by students in a class for purposes of instruction.|
|Course reserve electronic copy||The right to make electronic copies of the licensed materials and store them on a secure network.|
|Course reserve print||The right to make print copies of the licensed materials and place them in a controlled circulation area of the library for reserve reading in conjunction with specific courses of instruction.|
|Digital copy||The right of the licensee and authorized users to copy in digital format a reasonable portion of the licensed materials.|
|Download||The right to download content from the site.|
|Electronic link||The right to link to the licensed material.|
|Interlibrary loan electronic||The right to provide the licensed materials by interlibrary loan by way of electronic copies.|
|Interlibrary loan print or fax||The right to provide the licensed materials by interlibrary loan by way of print copies.|
|Interlibrary loan secure electronic transmission||The right to provide the licensed materials by interlibrary loan by way of secure electronic transmission.|
|Other use restriction note||Additional information about other use restrictions not adequately described elsewhere. Contact email@example.com for more information.|
|Other user restriction note||Additional information about other user restrictions not adequately described elsewhere. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.|
|Print copy||The right of the licensee and authorized users to print a reasonable portion of the licensed materials.|
|Scholarly sharing||The right of authorized users and/or the licensee to transmit hard copy or an electronic copy of a portion of the licensed materials to a third party for personal, scholarly, educational, scientific or professional use.|
|Text and data mining||The right of the licensee and authorized users to perform text and/or data mining.|
Please note that we continue to make improvements to the presentation of this information and it is subject to change.
Last updated March 2, 2023.