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License Lookup Tutorial

This tutorial will explain how to use the Library’s A-Z Journal Title List to determine legal uses of journals and articles in the Library’s collection.

1. On the Library home page, click on the Journals & Newspapers tab.

    2. Enter the title of the journal in the search box, in this case Journal of Archaeological Research and click the Go button

    3. Click on the License Terms of Use beside the resource you would like to use

    4. View the License Terms of Use.

    4. View the License terms of use

    The Yes beside E-Reserve means that you may include material from this resource in e-reserves, which are electronic copies of articles stored on a secure network for use by students in connection with a specific class.

    The Yes beside CMS means that you are allowed to post anything from this journal in a course management system, like D2L Brightspace.

    The Yes beside CoursePacks means that you are allowed to include material from this journal in a printed course pack.

    The Yes beside Link means that you are able to create persistent or durable links to individual articles or ebooks.

    The Yes beside ILL means that this journal can be borrowed through Interlibrary Loan.It is important to remember that these license terms are specific to each database.  Therefore you must use a copy of the article from the specific database that allows for the usage right you need.If you need more detailed information about these terms, you can click on them to go to a more detailed page about the license terms for that specific database.

    If you have any further questions, you can click on the Ask Us link on any Library web page.  You can also reach us by phone (416-979-5055), email or in person at the Research Help Desk.  Or you can send an email query to

    Thank you for reading this tutorial “Understanding License Terms of Use.”