Usage of Electronic Resources

Users are able to benefit from the rich variety of electronic information resources made available via SMU Libraries, but in return must use them responsibly. Please respect Intellectual Property Rights.

The electronic information resources are owned by third-party content providers, and each has its own Terms of Use. Breaching these terms can have serious consequences for you, for your community, and for SMU.

If you have any queries on the Policy or how to use the electronic information resources, please contact SMU Libraries at


Users must respect the Intellectual Property Rights of SMU service providers.

Permitted Users
Students, faculty and staff of SMU only.

Non-profit and non-commercial uses: i.e. educational, research and teaching purposes only.

Strictly Prohibited
- Transmitting, sharing, copying or making accessible online content to non-SMU parties
- Sharing IDs and Passwords
- Please click here for further guidance

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By clicking on “I Accept” , you agree to comply with the Terms of Use and Electronic Resources Policy