You may occasionally encounter problems with access to resources. This could be because:
First, check the Library catalogue to find out if what you need is available in print. The Library will normally try to get hold of material recommended on your reading lists. If you are an undergraduate, the Library will hold most, if not all, of the material you need to consult.
If you are a postgraduate or researcher, you may want to make use of resources we do not have in stock. In this instance, you may wish to:
You have access to several copyright resources through Brunel's Online Library collection and your use is governed by copyright law and licensing regulations and by additional terms and conditions set by the copyright owners or their agents. You must ensure that your use complies with these as well as the Brunel Acceptable Computer Use Policy.
Use of resources is for your personal educational / research use only. Commercial use is prohibited. For information on permitted uses of copyright material for learning and teaching, see our copyright advice pages.
Copies printed, downloaded or stored may only be used for the purposes of private study or research unless otherwise authorised in the terms and conditions of use. You are required to check the terms and conditions of use each time you access any electronic resources. It is advisable to delete or destroy any copies made at the end of your course of study.
The Brunel University network is monitored: your actions may be recorded and logged. Resource providers also monitor and log use of their resources. Fraudulent or unauthorised use of resources may lead to police investigation and subsequent civil or criminal proceedings. Users found to be in breach of licence agreements will be will be subject to appropriate Academic Appeals and Disciplinary Matters (refer to Senate Regulation 6) as detailed in the Library Code of Conduct and Rules, Brunel Acceptable Computer Use Policy and University Rules, Regulations and Policies in the relevant Student Handbook.