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Using Bradford eBook Content for Educational Purposes

Academics at the University of Bradford have access to a range of eBook material for personal research and teaching purposes. A mixture of license agreements and UK copyright law dictates the uses the content in these eBook packages can be put in an educational environment.

We recommend the table below is consulted prior to making copies of the full-text content from the listed eBook collections for use in teaching, including coursepacks and Blackboard. The information provided in the table does not constitute legal advice and is for guidance only.

If you have any questions about the terms and conditions of use or need further clarification, please contact the Library.

eBook CollectionCan I use full-text in coursepacks and Blackboard?What about illustrations from eBooks?Important
Books@OVID
(Alternative access to Books@OVID)
Not permitted beyond quotations. Provide a link to content instead./td> UK copyright law allows the use of a small number of low resolution illustrations in presentations, lectures, coursepacks and Blackboard to illustrate or reinforce a teaching point. Contact lib-files@bradford.ac.uk to see if the Library can produce full-text content under the CLA license for inclusion in Blackboard.
British Library Yes. Insubstantial parts of any full-text title may be placed in coursepacks or Blackboard. Small number of low resolution copies may be used in teaching, including coursepacks and Blackboard. Get in touch with copyright@bradford.ac.uk if in doubt about how much is 'insubstantial'.
Chatham House Online Archive
(Alternative access to Chatham House)
Not permitted beyond insubstantial extracts only. Provide a link to content instead. Inclusion of an illustrative extract permitted for academic publications or for teaching purposes. A single work may include up to three such extracts. Get in touch with copyright@bradford.ac.uk if in doubt about permissible quantities.
Cornerstone Pharmaceutical Sciences Collection Not permitted beyond quotations. Only students may include up to a chapter for private study and in their course work and final projects. UK copyright law 'Illustration for Instruction' rule allows the use of a small number of low resolution illustrations in presentations, lectures, coursepacks and Blackboard to illustrate or reinforce a teaching point. Contact lib-files@bradford.ac.uk to see if the Library can produce full-text content under the CLA license for inclusion in Blackboard.
Dawsonera Yes. Limited amounts up to 5% from any full-text title. Small number of low resolution copies may be used in teaching, including coursepacks and Blackboard.  
eBooks 24x7 - IT Pro
(Alternative access to IT Pro on-campus only)
Yes. Limited amounts (up to 5% or one chapter whichever is greater from any full-text title) may be placed in coursepacks or Blackboard under the fair dealing principle outlined in S. 32 CPDA. Small number of low resolution copies may be used in teaching, including coursepacks and Blackboard.  
EBSCO eBooks
(Alternative access to EBSCO eBooks)
Yes. Insubstantial  parts of any full-text title may be placed in Blackboard. UK copyright law allows the use of a small number of low resolution illustrations in presentations, lectures, coursepacks and Blackboard to illustrate or reinforce a teaching point. Get in touch with copyright@bradford.ac.uk if in doubt about how much is 'insubstantial'.
ebrary Yes. Limited amounts (up to 5% or one chapter whichever is greater from any full-text title) may be placed in coursepacks or Blackboard under the fair dealing principle outlined in S. 32 CPDA. Small number of low resolution copies may be used in teaching, including coursepacks and Blackboard.  
ECCO Yes. Insubstantial parts of any full-text title may be placed in Blackboard. Small number of low resolution copies may be used in teaching, including coursepacks and Blackboard. Get in touch with copyright@bradford.ac.uk if in doubt about how much is 'insubstantial'.
EEBO Yes. Insubstantial parts of any full-text title may be placed in coursepacks or Blackboard. Small number of low resolution copies may be used in teaching, including coursepacks and Blackboard. Get in touch with copyright@bradford.ac.uk if in doubt about how much is 'insubstantial'.
Emerald Business, Management and Economics eBook Archive
(Alternative access to Emerald)
Yes. Reasonable amounts only from any full-text title. See Emerald terms and conditions for further information. Small number of low resolution copies may be used in teaching, including coursepacks and Blackboard.  
 FORENSICnetBASE
(Alternative access to ForensicnetBASE)
Not permitted beyond quotations. Provide a link to content instead. UK copyright law 'Illustration for Instruction' rule allows the use of a small number of low resolution illustrations in presentations, lectures, coursepacks and Blackboard to illustrate or reinforce a teaching point. Contact lib-files@bradford.ac.uk to see if the Library can produce full-text content under the CLA license for inclusion in Blackboard.
Greenleaf Online Library
(Alternative access to Greenleaf)
Yes. Insubstantial parts of any full-text title may be placed in coursepacks or Blackboard. Small number of low resolution copies may be used in teaching, including coursepacks and Blackboard. Get in touch with copyright@bradford.ac.uk if in doubt about how much is 'insubstantial'.
Knovel
(Alternative access to Knovel on-campus only)
Yes. Insubstantial parts of any full-text title may be placed in coursepacks or Blackboard. Small number of low resolution copies may be used in teaching, including coursepacks and Blackboard. Get in touch with copyright@bradford.ac.uk if in doubt about how much is 'insubstantial'.
MyiLibrary
(Alternative access on-campus or off-campus)
Not permitted beyond quotations. Provide a link to content instead. UK copyright law 'Illustration for Instruction' rule allows the use of a small number of low resolution illustrations in presentations, lectures, coursepacks and Blackboard to illustrate or reinforce a teaching point. Contact lib-files@bradford.ac.uk to see if the Library can produce copies under the CLA license for inclusion in Blackboard.;
Oxford Scholarship Online - Law eBooks
(Alternative access to OSO Law)
Yes. Insubstantial parts of any full-text title may be placed in coursepacks or Blackboard. Small number of low resolution copies may be used in teaching, including coursepacks and Blackboard. Get in touch with copyright@bradford.ac.uk if in doubt about how much is 'insubstantial'.
Springer Protocols Yes. Insubstantial  parts of any full-text title may be placed in coursepacks or Blackboard. Small number of low resolution copies may be used in teaching, including coursepacks and Blackboard. Get in touch with copyright@bradford.ac.uk if in doubt about how much is 'insubstantial'.
Sustainable Organization Library
(Alternative access to SOL
Yes. Insubstantial parts of any full-text title may be placed in coursepacks or Blackboard. Small number of low resolution copies may be used in teaching, including coursepacks and Blackboard. Get in touch with copyright@bradford.ac.uk if in doubt about how much is 'insubstantial'.

NB! Further information about UK copyright law and the CLA license may be found online.