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Licensing statement for SHIRP resources

SHIRP resources are licensed by the University Library of the University of Saskatchewan for educational, research, and non-commercial personal use by:

  • licensed health care practitioners in the province of Saskatchewan
  • current students, faculty and staff of the University of Saskatchewan, the University of Regina, and Saskatchewan Polytechnic
  • employees of the Ministry of Health, eHealth Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency and Health Quality Council. 

Access to these resources is governed by contractual agreements (license agreements) with resource providers. 

If you are unsure about what you can do with a particular resource, check the permitted uses for that resource using the search for e-books and journals search box. 

Generally allowed Generally Not Allowed
Printing or downloading a copy of an article for yourself Remote use for those who are not licensed health care practitioners in active practice in Saskatchewan or employees or students of the above groups
Using licensed material for research, instruction and educational purposes Excessive printing or downloading (e.g. whole journal issues, whole books)
Posting persistent links to licensed materials  Commerical use, selling or distributing licensed material
  Sharing material with others not affiliated with the above groups


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