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January 1, 2018


December 31, 2018

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan: 
ILL Permissions Summary: 

6. Authorized Use: Licensees may fulfill requests from other institutions, a practice commonly called Interlibrary Loan. Participating Member Institution agrees to fulfill such requests in compliance with Section 108 of the United States Copyright Law (17 USC §108, "Limitations on exclusive rights: Reproduction by libraries and archives"), or for Canadian institutions, comparable Canadian Copyright Law. The electronic form of the Licensed Material may be used as a source for ILL, provided that it is transmitted by secure electronic transmission using services such as Ariel or post to Web systems currently currently in use with Relais Express and OCLC's Article Exchange to fulfill the request, where the electronic file is deleted immediately after printing or other reasonable measures are taken to protect further distribution of the Licensed Materials. Non-secure electronic transmission is not permitted.


Ereserves Permissions Summary: 

6. Authorized Use: The production of multiple copies for print coursepacks is prohibited without explicit approval. Links to the Licensed Material may be used in e-reserve and learning management systems for course materials.

Archival Access

Archival Access: 
Archival Access Permissions Summary: 

8. Archive Policy: THE PUBLISHER is committed to the long-term preservation of the THE PUBLISHER’s online publications. The publisher does not have an agreement with LOCKSS, a third-party, to preserve THE PUBLISHER’s published content but APA acknowledges that The Licensee may participate in the LOCKSS system for archiving digitized publications. To benefit from this support, The Licensee must install a LOCKSS cache at their Institution. (See for further information.) The Licensee may perpetually use the LOCKSS system to archive and restore PsychiatryOnline journal content, so long as The Licensee's use is otherwise consistent with this Agreement. APA further acknowledges and agrees that, in using the LOCKSS system, PsychiatryOnline content may be made available to other LOCKSS system participants who indicate a right to the subscribed PsychiatryOnline content.  APA does not permit archiving of book content.

About the eResource

This database provides online access to psychiatric textbooks, journals, and professional development tools. [from vendor]