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Copyright: Licensed Resources

Information about copying and copyright at BCIT

Library subscribed resources

BCIT Library has subscriptions to a number of electronic resources that are covered by formal license agreements.  These agreements outline the allowed uses of the subscribed content. The A-Z Databases page lists permitted uses in a link under each database -  how these materials can be accessed or incorporated into D2L, Course Packs and eReserves. If there is no link to permitted uses for the electronic resource you are interested in please contact your subject librarian.

Works that are used or copied with permission must carry an attribution statement that includes:

  • the citation information
  • where the permission is from
  • that no further reproduction is allowed

Sample statement:

"Copyright (name of publisher, and copyright author(s), date of publication). This material has been copied with permission of the copyright holder. Resale or further copying of this material is strictly prohibited."