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Relevant License Text:

3.3 INTERLIBRARY LOAN by paper or electronic means, a single copy of an individual document within the guidelines of traditional interlibrary loan practices and applicable copyright laws.The Licensed Material may be used as a source for interlibrary loan in accordance with Canadian and relevant international copyright laws and standard library interlibrary loan procedures.


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Relevant License Text:

3.8 Member Institutions and Authorized Users may incorporate parts of the Licensed Material in course packs, study packs, resource lists and in any other material (including but not limited to multi-media works) to be used in the course of instruction and/or in virtual and managed environments (including but not limited to virtual learning environments, managed learning environments, virtual research environments and library environments) hosted on a Secure Network (only accessible to Authorized Users by Secure Authentication).  Each item shall carry appropriate acknowledgement of the source, listing the title and copyright owner.  Course packs in non-electronic non-print perceptible form, such as Braille, may also be offered to Authorized Users.  If the Licensor does not have the right to grant all rights under 3.8 for all Licensed Materials, these rights will apply exclusively to the content for which the Licensor does have such rights, as specified in the attached Schedule(s).

Archival Access

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Relevant License Text:

7.4 The Licensor hereby grants to the Licensee and its Member Institutions a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual license to use all material added to the Licensed Materials to which the Member Institutions subscribed during the term of this Agreement, except for the Standards.  


Also an opt-out clause for schools in the 3 year deal.

7.6 A Member Institution’s performance of its obligations under a multi-year License Agreement shall be subject to and contingent upon the availability of funds provided, allocated, or allotted in institutional budgets for the purpose of payment for the subscription periods covered under the License Agreement. Any Member Institution may, at its sole option, provide written notice to the Licensor and Licensee, no later than 60 days before the annual renewal date within a multi-year agreement, of the inability to fulfill its obligations due to financial difficulties and the intent to terminate its participation in the License Agreement for the balance of the subscription period. The determination of whether funds are available shall be made at the sole discretion of the applicable Member Institution, i.e. the Member will not need to demonstrate financial exigency by disclosing its financial statements.  The termination of participation by any Member Institution will not constitute a default or a termination of participation of any other Member Institutions under the License Agreement and shall not be grounds for any increase in fees payable by other Members. Upon termination, a Member Institution has the ability to execute its Perpetual Access rights.

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