Most distributors decide their own usage policy.
If you do not comply with these terms and conditions, it may result in loss of access to these resources for the entire Tokyo Tech community.
Warning Concerning Copyright Restrictions
All resources such as literary works, pictures and figures provided via the internet are guaranteed for copyrights under copyright law.
You must not alter them or reproduce them onto other mediums without the copyright owner's permission, even if for academic, non-commercial use.
To violate copyright is against the copyright law, which may result in a penalty or penal servitude.
If you need detailed information about the copyright law, please refer to this page.
It is prohibited to download a lot of files continuously using automated downloading software.
Use for any purpose other than academic research and education is not allowed.
Most electronic resources are governed by license agreements which restrict the use to Tokyo Tech faculty, students, staff and other authorized users.
Q. What do distributors consider as "excessive downloading" ?
Q. What happens if the License is violated ?
Access is stopped not only for journals where the licence agreement was violated, but for all journals by the same publisher. Moreover, access is suspended not only for the individual violator, but for the entire institution.
Q. Are there any cases of violation in the past ?
Please be aware that publishers may monitor the use of electronic resources to ensure that the terms of the license agreement are enforced.
Tokyo Institute of Technology Library Last modified : 2011.3.23