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Library Essentials

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Appropriate Use of Library E-Resources

undefinedNUS Libraries subscribes to a plethora of paid e-resources for the NUS community to support learning, teaching and research. Use them appropriately and responsibly.

undefinedTo comply with NUS Libraries' E-Resources Appropriate Use Policy (AUP) which is based on


undefinedProhibited or Inappropriate use include:

  • Using e-resources for commercial purposes
  • Posting content or violating Copyright Act
  • Performing massive searches and data downloading
  • Making content available to non-NUS users
  • Modifying or creating derivatives
  • Sharing user ID and password to access content

undefinedExamples of Library E-Resources include:

  • Databases
  • E-Journals
  • E-Books
  • Datasets
  • Streaming audio/videos

undefinedE-resources can be used for

  • Current NUS students, staff and other authorised users
  • Personal learning and studying purposes
  • Teaching and research purposes