British Online Archives: Conditions of Use

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British Online Archives allow the Library's Reader Pass holders to remote access their resources subject to their terms and conditions.

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Terms of use

Authorised Users are holders of a current British Library Reader Pass, who have a British Library account and have accepted the general conditions of use for our remote e-resources service.

Authorised Users may make all use of the Content for non-commercial purposes, including as follows:

  • Digitally copy a reasonable portion of the Content;
  • Print a reasonable proportion of the Content;
  • Transmit to a third party colleague in hard copy or electronically, minimal, insubstantial amounts of the Content for personal use or scholarly, educational or scientific research or professional use, but in no case for re-sale.

In addition, Authorised Users have the right to use, with appropriate credit, figures, tables and brief excerpts from the Content in the Authorised User’s own scientific, scholarly and educational works.