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- Searching the content of the online service, including searching, viewing and browsing tables of content, full-text of articles, bibliographic information and data
- Downloading, saving and printing limited data or articles for personal, academic use only
NOTE: Downloading entire collections of data or entire issues of a journal or conference is a violation of copyright law and a violation of Georgia Tech's licenses with publishers.
- Any commercial use
- Any systematic or substantial reproduction of the information provided in the database or electronic journal or creation of derivative works
- Any alteration, modification, or repackaging of the information contents in the database or electronic journal, including creating a searchable archive
- Any distribution of the information contents of the online service, or material downloaded from the online service, in any form.
- Adding, removing, or modifying identifying network header information (aka "spoofing")
- Attempting to impersonate any person by using forged headers or other identifying information
- Using any program/script/command or sending messages of any kind, designed to interfere with a user's session, by any means, (i.e., proxy hunters, spiders, robots)
- Removing, modifying, or obscuring copyright notices or other notices and disclaimer.
- Facilitating use or access by non-authorized users, including sharing your GT password or other login information with anyone
Unauthorized use of or access to these online services may violate the Georgia Tech Acceptable Use Policy and can result in individuals losing access to these online services and/or to the Georgia Tech network. Violation of the Georgia Tech Acceptable Use Policy can result in disciplinary action. Continued or repeated misuse of an online service can result in the loss of access for the entire Georgia Tech community.