Terms of use for electronic resources

Duisburg-Essen UL is acquiring a large number of e-journals and e-books. Members of the UDE (students, teachers, employees) can access these electronic offers at any time and anywhere via Shibboleth and/or VPN.

All other users have access to the offers in the library rooms.

Information about access from home or on the go

The terms of use of the individual providers apply. Please note in general:

  • All contents may be read on the screen.
  • Individual chapters or articles may be downloaded, saved and printed for personal use and for research and teaching purposes.
  • The contents may not be changed, passed on to third parties or used commercially. Repeated and systematic downloading is not permitted.
  • In addition, different terms of use apply to some providers.

There are also numerous Open Access publications available through Primo that are subject to other regulations, such as CC licenses.

Please note:

The contents shown here are for information only and are not legally binding information.