The use of the Library-subscribed electronic resources (databases, e-journals, e-books, etc.) is governed by license agreements negotiated between the OUHK Library and the publishers/vendors. The license agreements restrict access to electronic resources in authorized paths and methods and to current students, staff and authorized users only.
The contents of online journals, books, databases and multimedia materials are intellectual property protected by the copyright law. Users are fully responsible for any legal consequences arising from excessive downloading or infringement of prevailing copyright laws.
Users may download, save, or print reasonable portions of text, search results, and other information from the library’s online resources for studying, teaching, and/or research purposes.
However, the following uses are prohibited:
Consequences of Violation
Publishers/vendors will trace the source of any unusual account activity and ask library staff to take follow up action, such as warning the offending user.
Publishers/vendors may immediately suspend access to the particular electronic resource for the entire University.
Library ( email@example.com )
Modified Date: May 19, 2017