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eBooks: Restrictions on use

Copyright and restrictions

Heriot-Watt University Library signs licence agreements with the eBook providers.  These licences include terms and conditions around the use of the eBooks.  Typically, use is restricted to research or study related to your Heriot-Watt course and/or your employment at Heriot-Watt.  Sharing of eBooks by email, uploading online, or printing out is usually prohibited.  More information about restrictions on the use of eBooks can be found on the providers' websites.

Please contact the library for more advice if you are a lecturer who wants to share eBook content on Vision.