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License: American Society for Microbiology Online Journals

Permitted Use of Licensed Content

Authorized users are individuals who are permitted to access the Secure Network from on- or off-campus and who have been issued an ID and password by the University. ASM specifies that the category includes, "affiliated researcher ("employee" or independent contractor at a company)... An affiliated researcher or independent contractor must be employed, and/or conducting research, physically at an Authorized site."

A journal article or book chapter may be distributed to authorized users for teaching purposes. Course packs are permitted.

Can be provided to authorized users only.

ASM specifies that, "For library e-reserves or course syllabus purposes, [the licensee] may provide metadata with appropriate links to one or more individual articles…"

Canadian Copyright rules apply (Fair Dealing). Consult with library staff or see the Copyright link below for additional information.

Simultaneous access by unlimited multiple users permitted.
General Permissions and Restrictions
Resources are licensed to the University of New Brunswick for academic purposes ONLY. The content may not be reproduced, retransmitted, disseminated, sold, distributed, published, broadcast or circulated, except as permitted by license or by Fair Dealing provisions of the Canadian Copyright Act. See Copyright @ UNB for further details
Information on this page is intended to provide a brief guide to permitted uses for this licensed resource. For more information about specific uses not covered, please contact Linda Roulston.

  • Off-Campus Access (Proxy)

    Authorized users have off-campus access via UNB's secure network.

  • Printed Course Packs
  • Interlibrary Loan

    ILL (by post, fax, or appropriate secure electronic means) is permitted to non-commercial educational and research institutions within Canada only.

  • Distance Education

    Same rules apply as for all off-site authorized users.

  • Perpetual Access

    Via LOCKSS System and at Licensee's own expense.

  • Alumni
  • Walk-ins
  • Sharing with Non-UNB Colleagues

    ASM license specifies that the licensee may, "Supply single print or electronic copies of individual articles…to individual third parties on request or on an ad hoc basis for medical information purposes, provided that no more than 10 copies of a specific article are supplied...For additional copies, Licensee should ask ASM for reprint rights, which are not covered by this License."

  • Legal

    Legal Jurisdiction: CA
    Applicable Copyright Law: Canadian Copyright, Fair Dealing