Acceptable Use of Electronic Resources
By using the Peace Palace Library's electronic resources, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by its Electronic Resource use policy.
The purpose of this library-wide policy is to articulate and promote the ethical, legal, and secure use of information technology and digital library resources by all members of the Peace Palace Library in The Hague, the Netherlands, whether physically located in the library or remotely.
The library provides information technology to its authorized academic appointees, postdoctoral researchers, students, staff, and some affiliates and guests to advance its educational, research, and scholarship missions.
Every user bears the responsibility for knowing and complying with applicable laws, policies, and rules; for appropriately securing their computers and other electronic devices from misuse or theft by others; and for avoiding any use that interferes with others. legitimate access.
When any use of library information technology presents an imminent threat to other users or to the library.s technology infrastructure, or electronic information suppliers, or poses a likely violation of the law or library policy, the library may, without notice to the user, take whatever steps are necessary to manage the threat and/or preserve and access data. Violators. access to the resource in question or to all library-provided licensed electronic resources may be permanently terminated.
Our licenses generally prohibit the following uses:Prohibited uses include, but are not limited to:
- Allowing anyone other than authorized users to access the licensed resources. Therefore it is not allowed to share your library card number and library card password with others;
- Using licensed resources for commercial purposes;
- Use the electronic resource for any purpose other than personal educational or research purposes;
- Use the electronic resource in course packs or e-reserves;
- Distribute the electronic resource to others, either in electronic or hard-copy form;
- Systematic or substantial downloading or printing of content. Please be aware that downloading an entire issue or volume of a journal or an entire book is often viewed as systematic downloading;
- The use of spider or crawler programs to capture content is prohibited;
- Altering content or creating derivative content.
On and Off-Campus Access:
Off-library/remote use is available for many, but not all, electronic resources for staff and currently enrolled owners of a valid library pass.
Please be aware that session interruption occurs every 30 minutes and that there is a download limit of 50 Mb per session.
Off-library access to the library's electronic resources requires the user to log-in using his or her ID and password. This log-in verifies that the off-library user is part of the licensed user group of the Peace Palace Library.
If you just want to logout yourself (which is strongly recommended if you use public computers) please return to this webpage and then click here