This section provides information on access to the Library's wide range of licensed e-resources provided for current staff and current matriculated students of the University to support teaching, learning and research. It provides important eligibility and copyright information relating to the use of e-resources. You are responsible for ensuring that you use these e-resources in accordance with the requirements outlined in this section. There is also information to help you solve common e-resource queries and problems.
How to access e-resources
Current staff and current matriculated students of the University can access most licensed e-resources both on and off campus.
Who can use e-resources?
University of Edinburgh current staff and current matriculated students have access to a wide range of licensed e-resources for non-commercial use (i.e. for private research and study). Most of our e-resource licensing arrangements restrict the access we can provide to other types of Library users.
Copyright and e-resources
Access to e-resources is provided by the Library via licence agreements with publishers, and the materials provided by publishers are subject to copyright law.