Library provides authorized users access to electronic resources for educational, research, and innovation purposes. The following information applies to the resources licensed at ShanghaiTech University.

(1)Electronic Database retrieval;
(2)Browse search results(abstract/index/full-text, similarly hereinafter);
(3)Print search results;
(4)Save search results to Personal computing devices;
(5)Export search results to your Email;
(6)Authorized instructors can place a small amount of search results as content of a course pack on secured computers in an internal network to be used by students registered for a class during the course of the class.

The following behaviors are beyond the authorized use and may infringe upon theintellectual property rights of electronic resource providers:

(1)Batch download large quantities of records covering a long period, a subject area or a content type fromindexing and abstracting databases.
(2)Download all the articles from one journal (or one proceedings series) or all the articles from multiple issues of a journal or a proceedings series in a full-text databases.
(3)Automatically search and download materials using web batch download tools from electronic databases.
(4)Provide public access to unauthorized users the materials downloaded only for personal use.

(5)Provide public access to unauthorized users the materials downloaded and used only for educational use;
(6)Set up proxy servers to unauthorized users;
(7)Purposely disseminate user names and passwords used for certain electronic databases to unauthorized users.
(8)Provide access to electronic databases to unauthorized entities or user groups.
(9)Provide access to electronic databases for commercial purposes or directly supporting any commercial services. 
(10)Directly produce complied products or derivative datasets from electronic databases for public or commercial services.