Access guidelines for fair use of Online Resources

Access to licensed online resources such as e-books, e-journals, online databases, and other digital resources are governed by the Terms of Use as per the license agreement between IISc and the respective publishers. The online resources are licensed for the non-profit, educational use of the Institute. Copyright law in addition to individual license agreements also governs the use of these online resources. 

Systematic downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information is prohibited by IISc contract with the publishers of electronic resources. Under the terms of use, it neither permits forwarding electronic versions of articles nor the use of electronic articles for commercial purposes.