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11. The Subscriber and individual users affiliated with the Subscriber may make digital or hard copies of the individual articles contained within the DL, as long as such copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage and all such copies bear the ACM copyright notice. The Subscriber's Authorized Users may download and print articles for personal use and archive contents on their own personal computers. Facsimile images that are exact representations of the print pages or of printouts from the electronic database may be provided for interlibrary loan under CONTU guidelines and distributed in paper, fax, or digital form. Libraries may include copies of DL digital content in local electronic course reserve systems limited to use of Authorized Users of current classes.


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12. Permission granted without fee provided the library or Institution has an authentication mechanism for controlled access to the server and a license to the ACM-copyrighted work. A college, university or other accredited 1nstltution may place a single copy of a definitive version of the work in Its library's electronic reserves for the duration of its educational needs for that work, provided that access is limited to its enrolled students (including those In its distance learning programs), faculty, and staff. Those Institutions without a current license to the work should contact permissions@acm.com.

Archival Access

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12. Post-Cancellation Perpetual Access. Publisher will provide the Authorized Institutions and their Authorized Users with access to the full text of the Licensed Materials which were published and paid for during the term of this Agreement,through Portico, or by supplying the electronic files in a medium and format mutually agreed between the parties to the Authorized Institutions without charge.


ACM Digital Library is a Consortia Canada license negotiated on behalf of member libraries by the Conference des recteurs et des principaux des universites du Quebec (CREPUQ).

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