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Vendors' copyright terms of use

This gives you information on copyright terms of use for databases and eresources

ACM Digital Portal

  1. Can I make multiple copies of articles from this database?
    Yes
  2. Can I link the URL of an article in Moodle?
    Yes you can put the URL link on Moodle to allow students to access the database.
  3. Can I put a copy of a PDF on Moodle?
    Yes

Source
“All copies must carry the original citation, the ACM copyright and notice of permission on the first page or initial screen of the document without exception:

  • Course Material - Permission granted without fee if the course material is produced without charge to the student.
  • Electronic Reserves - Permission granted without fee provided the library or institution has an authentication mechanism for controlled access to the server and a license to the ACM-copyrighted work. A college, university or other accredited institution may place a single copy of a definitive version of the work in its library's electronic reserves for the duration of its educational needs for that work, provided that access is limited to its enrolled students (including those in its distance learning programs), faculty, and staff.”

Retrieved: 12/4/2016 from http://librarians.acm.org/policies