Electronic resources such as e-journals, e-databases, e-books are made available to the authorised users by the Mahatma Gandhi Central Library, IIT Roorkee through various means (INDEST and other subscriptions). The authorised users are allowed to access these resources as printed library resources. There are some distinctions in case of e-resources which are as follows:-
current students, faculty or staff members of IIT Roorkee.
Also, the persons using a computer on the IIT Roorkee campus network.
View, download, copy, print and save a copy of search results.
Search, view, download, copy, print and save individual articles.
Use e-resources for only academic such as scholarly, educational or scientific research, teaching, private study and clinical purposes.
Violate any copyright, trademark, patent, or other intellectual property right associated with the electronic resource.
Use the electronic resource for any purpose other than academic purposes.
Use the electronic resource for commercial purpose (i.e. reselling, redistributing or republishing licensed content)
Excessively or systematically download, copy or print of entire journal issues or volumes, or large portions of other e-resources.
Use the electronic resource in course packs or e-reserves without the appropriate permissions and post the publisher's version or PDF of an article to an open class website(instead, use the URL to the article which will allow access to only authorized users)
Distribute,transmit the electronic resource to others, either in electronic or hard-copy form.
Use the electronic resource in an illegal or otherwise improper manner.
Use robots or intelligent agents to do systematic, bulk or automatic downloading