Access to many of the IU Bloomington Libraries' electronic resources is governed by license agreements which restrict use to the Indiana University Bloomington community (students, faculty, staff & other affiliates) and to walk-in patrons.  It is the responsibility of all authorized users to use these resources only for individual, non-commercial, research or learning purposes. Learn more about how to appropriately link to library resources.

Authorized users are not permitted to:

  • Engage in systematic copying, downloading, or printing of licensed content or use manual or automated software, devices or other processes (including, but not limited to, web-crawlers and spiders) within licensed content.
  • Transmit licensed content to any unauthorized user or use the licensed content for commercial purposes.
  • Modify or create a derivative work of licensed content or remove, obscure, or modify any copyright or other notices included in the licensed content.
  • Reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise alter, frame, or simulate the appearance of licensed content.

NOTE:  Materials designated by Resource available without restriction are open to the world.  They are not subject to this use policy, although users must still abide by copyright law in using these resources.

Last updated: October 2010

Questions or comments regarding this policy should be directed to Libraries' Electronic Resources Acquisitions (libera at indiana dot edu).