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Personal Privacy notice. Some e-books in the Scholars Portal Books collection require you to obtain an Adobe ID and an Adobe-compatible e-reader in order to download and read the e-book. Your use of the Adobe ID and any Adobe-compatible e-reader is voluntary. Please be advised that the personal information you disclose to Adobe or any Adobe-compatible e-reader is stored on servers located in the United States of America. When you use these services, no personal information about you is collected by or for Simon Fraser University. Canadian privacy laws do not apply to personal information you provide directly to Adobe or an Adobe-compatible e-reader. You may wish to review the Adobe Privacy Policy before using the service as well as the Privacy Policy of your chosen Adobe-compatible e-reader, such as Bluefire or Kobo. 
Full description
E-books published by the Association of Canadian University Presses/Association des Presses Universitaires Canadiennes and distributed by Scholars Portal, an e-book platform developed by the Ontario Council of University Libraries.

 

Alternate names
ACUP/APUC-eBOUND e-books 
Coverage
2014-2019 
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Resource type
E-book collection 
Content types
E-books 
Simultaneous users
Varies by title. 
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Allows electronic reserves
yes 
Ereserves notes
No more than 20% of an individual work or a chapter of the Licensed Materials in printed and electronic Course Packs and Electronic Reserve collections for the use of Authorized Users, with the exception of SUPO+ Licensed Materials, identified as "single user checkout. 3 day loan. Viewing rights only." which use shall not be permitted.

Course packs in Accessible Formats, including non-electronic non-print perceptible form, such as audio or Braille, may be offered to Authorized Users who, in the reasonable opinion of the Member Institution, visual, perceptual, or physical disabilities. There are no limitations on amount of content or title exclusions for accommodating Authorized Users with visual, perceptual, or physical disabilities. 

Allows coursepacks
yes 
Coursepack notes
No more than 20% of an individual work or a chapterof the Licensed Materials in printed and electronic Course Packs and Electronic Reserve collections for the use of Authorized Users, with the exception of SUPO+ Licensed Materials, identified as "single user checkout. 3 day loan. Viewing rights only." which use shall not be permitted.

Course packs in Accessible Formats, including non-electronic non-print perceptible form, such as audio or Braille, may be offered to Authorized Users who, in the reasonable opinion of the Member Institution, visual, perceptual, or physical disabilities. There are no limitations on amount of content or title exclusions for accommodating Authorized Users with visual, perceptual, or physical disabilities. 

Allows interlibrary loan
yes 
Interlibrary loan notes
Participating Member Institutions shall be permitted to supply to a library of a non-Participating Member Institution (whether by post, fax or secure electronic transmission or secure post-to-Web, whereby the electronic file is deleted immediately after printing), no more than 20% or one chapter of the Licensed Materials, for the purposes of research or private study and not for Commercial use, with the exception of SUPO+ Licensed Materials, identified as "single user checkout. 3 day loan. Viewing rights only." 
Online terms
 
Terms of use: Electronic resources are governed by license agreements which restrict access to Authorized Users. It is the responsibility of each user to abide by the license agreements and specific terms and conditions for each product. Systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information may result in loss of access to these resources for the entire SFU community. Please see SFU General Policy 24 on Fair Use of Information Resources.

Personal Privacy: Some licensed resources allow you to create a personal account for the purposes of creating folders, saving searches, and downloading entire e-books as well as other personalized services. Please be advised that the personal information you disclose to these and other external websites may be stored on servers located outside of Canada. When you use these services, no personal information about you is collected by or for the University. Canadian privacy laws do not apply to personal information you provide directly to these external websites. SFU Library recommends that you review the privacy policies of these and other external websites before using the services.