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EBSCO eBook Academic Collection License

Terms and Conditions Document(s)


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5.10 Interlibrary Loan.
Using electronic, paper, or intermediated means, Library at its discretion may fulfill occasional requests from other institutions, a practice commonly called Interlibrary Loan for limited portions of the eContent. Library agrees to fulfill such requests in compliance with applicable copyright laws.


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5.6 Electronic Reserve.
Library and Authorized Users may incorporate links to a reasonable portion of the eContent in Electronic Reserve collections for the use of Authorized Users in the course of instruction, but not for Commercial Use. Each such item shall carry appropriate acknowledgement of the source, listing title and author of the extract, title and author of the work, and the publisher.

Archival Access

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Appendix A: Purchased eBooks - YES.

9. Perpetual Access and Archiving.
EBSCO shall maintain a digital archive of all eBooks purchased by a Library. In the event that EBSCO is no longer able to provide access to the eBooks as contemplated under this Agreement, Library may be provided copies or access the eBooks via this archive.

Providing that full payment of the total purchase price is made, Library retains the right to perpetual access to the digital version of the purchased eContent on the EBSCOhost server. Perpetual access to purchased eContent will be made available on the EBSCOhost server at no charge.

Library and Authorized Users will access Platform Services via Library's Internet connection, which will be Library's expense and responsibility.

Appendix B: Subscription to eBooks: NO

11.Post Termination Access

At the expiry of the agreement, the Licensee will not keep in his possession any data of the eContent Subscription Database for further use or for archival reasons, nor give further access to the Database unless explicitly agreed with the Publisher.


This License Addendum has 2 parts:

  • Appendix A applies to ebooks purchased with perpetual access rights.
  • Appendix B applies to ebooks acquired as an annual subscription.