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Oxford Bibliographies Online

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  • African Studies
  • American Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Buddhism
  • Chinese Studies
  • Cinema and Media Studies
  • Classics
  • Communication
  • Criminology
  • Ecology
  • Geography
  • International Relations
  • Islamic Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Literary and Critical Theory
  • Medieval Studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Renaissance and Reformation
  • Sociology
  • Victorian Literature

Each subject module features a series of entries on key topics written and peer-reviewed by leading international experts. Entries include bibliographical information supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult and editorial commentary to make it clear how the cited sources are interrelated. 

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Anthropology, Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology (BPK), Communication, Criminology, English - General, English - Nineteenth Century Literature, English - Restoration/Eighteenth Century Literature, Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies, General & Multidisciplinary, Geography, Health Sciences, History, Labour Studies, Latin American Studies, Linguistics, Philosophy, Psychology, Resource & Environmental Management, Sociology 
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2.2.3...incorporate links to the Licensed Work in electronic course packs and course management systems for use in connection with courses offered by the Licensee for academic credit provided that no person other than an Authorized User may use such links.

2.4 Nothing in this agreement shall in any way limit the ability of the Licensee or Authorized Users to engage in or conduct any activity that would not constitute and infringement under Canadian copyright laws, in respect of a copyrighted work.

See SFU Policy R30.04 Appendix A. 

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2.2.3...incorporate links to the Licensed Work in electronic course packs and course management systems for use in connection with courses offered by the Licensee for academic credit provided that no person other than an Authorized User may use such links.

2.4 Nothing in this agreement shall in any way limit the ability of the Licensee or Authorized Users to engage in or conduct any activity that would not constitute and infringement under Canadian copyright laws, in respect of a copyrighted work.

See SFU Policy R30.04 Appendix A. Section 4.0 Fair dealing requirements and limits. 

Allows interlibrary loan
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2.6...the Licensor hereby grants the Licensee the non-exclusive right during the Licensed Work Term for each Licensed Work, respectively, to supply (whether by post, fact or secure transmission, using Ariel or its equivalent, whereby the electronic file is deleted after printing) another academic library or library which is a part of a non-commercial organizations, for the purposes of supplying an Authorized User of the recipient library with a single copy of an electronic original of an individual document from a Licensed Work for the purpose of research or private study and not for Commercial Use. 
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