This page outlines permissions for the use of materials found in the databases we subscribe to via OCLS. If you have any questions or concerns, please email copyright@sl.on.ca.

Yes

Is ILL allowed?

Your library can share one printed copy of an individual item from this resource with other libraries for use by one of their patrons. Electronic transmission may also be available. For further inquiries, contact your library.

Can I put it in a course pack? Your college may incorporate limited parts of the licensed materials into course packs, which are compilations of materials (such as journal articles, book chapters, and other excerpts) assembled by an academic institution for use by its students in a class for the purposes of instruction.
Can I link to it? You may create, save, and distribute to other authorized users persistent links (also known as permalinks) to individual pages or items (such as articles or ebooks) within the resource. 
Can I post a copy in a course management system? Your college may incorporate limited parts of the licensed materials in course management systems like Blackboard, D2L, or Moodle.
Can I make print or electronic copies? You may make limited print and electronic copies of the material.

No

Is ILL allowed? Interlibrary loan is not permitted. For further inquiries, contact your library.
Can I put it in a course pack? Your college may not incorporate limited parts of the licensed materials into course packs, which are compilations of materials (such as journal articles, book chapters, and other excerpts) assembled by an academic institution for use by its students in a class for the purposes of instruction.
Can I link to it? You may not create, save, and distribute to other authorized users persistent links (also known as permalinks) to individual pages or items (such as articles or ebooks) within the resource.
Can I post a copy in a course management system? Your college may not incorporate limited parts of the licensed materials in course management systems like Blackboard, D2L, or Moodle.
Can I make print or electronic copies? You may not make limited print and electronic copies of the material.

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Is ILL allowed? There are license restrictions or the terms are unclear about whether or not interlibrary loan is permitted. Please contact your library for clarification.
Can I put it in a course pack? There are license restrictions or the terms are unclear about whether or not your college incorporates limited parts of the licensed materials into course packs, which are compilations of materials (such as journal articles, book chapters, and other excerpts) assembled by an academic institution for use by its students in a class for the purposes of instruction.
Can I link to it? There are license restrictions or the terms are unclear about whether or not you may create, save, and distribute to other authorized users persistent links (also known as permalinks) to individual pages or items (such as articles or ebooks) within the resource. 
Can I post a copy in a course management system? There are license restrictions or the terms are unclear about whether or not your college may incorporate limited parts of the licensed materials in course management systems like Blackboard, D2L, or Moodle.
Can I make print or electronic copies? There are license restrictions or the terms are unclear about whether or not you may make limited print and electronic copies of the material.