NHRI Library provides access to e-resources for all current NHRI faculty and authorized users and requires anyone who, while accessing e-resources, to observe agreements between NHRI and publishers. These agreements are made according to the copyright law of Taiwan, ROC and of the country of publisher/content provider, and signed by both parties while subscribing to e-resources.
Each user has the responsibility to ensure any use of e-resources complies with copyright law.
The following behaviors are not allowed by the terms of Agreements whether unintentionally or not.
- Excessive download
- Systematic downloading: this includes the use of software such as scripts, agents, robots such as website crawlers, offline browsers or browser plugins to systematically download content.
- Activities such as download articles excessively within short intervals. In the past, such activity had triggered systemic alarming and temporary blocking of NHRI access to the specific resource multiple times. Burden of clarifying suspected activity to be within lawful operation usually lies in NHRI. Meanwhile, NHRI does not receive any compensation for the loss due to interrupted service.
- Use for purposes other than individual study and research.
- Modification, duplication, or distribution of downloaded materials.
Access to the e-resources will be suspended in the above events of violation. Note that the punishment will affect not only the violator but also the whole of NHRI community.
All suspected activities that trigger interrupt of e-resource service will be investigated by Library and Computing & Information Center. We expect full cooperation and assistance on the investigation from the affected individual, including answer questions regarding the use of e-resources and allow IT staff to check for possible virus/malware installed in his/her personal computer. In cases of serious/intentional violation or non-cooperative behaviors after serious incidence, the individual will be reported to NHRI administrator, and all the legal consequences and liabilities will be taken by the violator.
Thank you for corporation.