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3.1 d supply another library, a single copy of an individual article, chapter or case being part of the Licensed Materials by post, fax or secure transmission (using Ariel or its equivalent, whereby the electronic file is deleted immediately after printing), for educational purposes


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3.1b provide printed or electronic copies of single articles, chapters or cases to students as reasonable to facilitate classroom based teaching

3.1.e incorporate parts of the Licensed Materials in printed course packs (in any form, including electronic, printed, audio or braille), and in virtual learning environments for use by Authorised Users only; provided that (a) each incorporated item shall carry appropriate acknowledgement of the source, title, author of the extract and Emerald’s name; and (b) such copies are destroyed or permanently deleted when no longer required for such use

Archival Access

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15.1 Emerald has placed its journal collection into long term preservation archives (including Portico, LOCKSS and CLOCKSS) and (subject to any relevant membership requirements), the Licensee and Authorised Users shall be able to access such archive(s) in the event that such Licensed Materials are permanently unavailable from Emerald. Access to the archive(s) shall at all times be subject to the terms of this Licence and this Clause shall survive termination or expiry of this Licence

2.4 Where stated in the Schedules, Emerald shall provide access in perpetuity for Authorised Users to Licensed Materials (for products purchased on a subscription basis, this is in respect of content published and paid for during the relevant Subscription Period). Access in perpetuity will be provided either through the Secure Network or from the archive described in Clause 15. Usage and rights shall be in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement, which provisions shall survive any termination of this Agreement. The means by which the Member Institutions shall have access to such Licensed Materials shall be in a manner and form substantially equivalent to the means by which access is provided under this Agreement. If no right of access in perpetuity is granted, the Licensee’s right to access the Licenced Materials will terminate at the end of the relevant Subscription Period (or other access period as specified in the Schedules


Post termination entitlement journal rights:  The institutions own the content that was published during the years they subscribed and receive complimentary access to previous years of content while they are subscribed. This complimentary access stretches back to 1994.

Fees are considered confidential

Multi-year funding contingency added.

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