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Copyright enforcement policy university library

Because of the fact that the copyrights of certain (scientific) publications and databases on this site are not owned by the Tilburg University, the university has signed licenses for the use of these materials with publishers.


Access to these files is restricted to staff members, students and visitors from Tilburg University.


The user is obliged to observe the following rules:

  • Use of the files is restricted to purposes of research and education only.
  • Printing and downloading articles is only permitted for personal use.
  • It is not permitted to (systematically) print or download multiple extracts of the licensed material. User statistics show evidence of such violations.

    These will be reported to the Library and IT Services management. The user will be confronted with his or her unauthorized behaviour. Library and IT Services will notify the faculty board. The violator of the license conditions faces possible legal or financial consequences.

The use of electronic files is part of the standard copyright regulations.