Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources Policy
The purpose of this policy is to promote the responsible, respectful, legal and ethical use of SUSS’ electronic resources.
SUSS Library licenses a range of electronic resources (databases, journals, ebooks, streaming audio/video, etc.) from commercial publishers and vendors (“Licensors”) as part of its ongoing effort to support the intellectual endeavours of the SUSS community. Access to these electronic resources is restricted to primary affiliates of the University: current students, faculty, associates and employees. Guest affiliates are permitted to access electronic resources on-site.
Use of these electronic resources is governed by license agreements with Licensors as well as the Singapore Copyright Act 2021. Use of these electronic resources is strictly for non-commercial, non-profit, teaching, learning and research purposes (“Permitted Purposes”) and subject to University policies. It is the responsibility of all users to respect the intellectual rights of Licensors by using these electronic resources for the Permitted Purposes responsibly, respectfully, legally and ethically.
Prohibited activities include, but are not limited to the following:
Non-compliance may result in: