Library Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions

The Central Bank of Malta Library, through its online subscriptions, provides access to a number of electronic resources to support you in your studies and research in the form of databases and/or services (hereinafter referred to as the “Resources”). Use of the electronic resources is subject to copyright law and licence agreements that Central Bank of Malta (hereinafter referred to as the “Bank”) signs with e-resources providers and any disclaimer and copyright conditions set out in the Bank’s website.

Please make sure you comply with the specific Terms of Use and/or licence agreements applicable to the resources. You are personally responsible for the compliance with the terms and conditions.

General Restrictions

Authorised users agree to abide by the Copyright Act (Cap.415 of the Laws of Malta), as subsequently amended, as well as by any contractual restrictions, copyright restrictions, or other restrictions provided by publishers and specified in the Resources.

Authorised users are permitted to download or print limited copies of citations, abstracts, full text or portions thereof, provided the information is used solely in accordance with copyright law.

Authorised users may not publish the information obtained from the Services as their own and moreover, Authorised users shall not use the Resources as a component of or the basis of any other publication prepared for sale.

Any reproduction and distribution of printouts, and all downloading and electronic storage of materials retrieved through the Resources shall be for internal or personal use.

Downloading all or parts of the Resources in a systematic or regular manner so as to create a collection of materials comprising all or part of the Databases or Services is strictly prohibited whether or not such collection is in electronic or print form.

Authorised users shall not share their usernames and passwords with third parties.

If for any reason, the Bank believes that any authorised user is not in compliance with these Terms and Conditions and with any other condition or other restrictions provided by publishers and specified in the Resources, the Bank retains the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel any access to the said databases or services provided by the Central Bank of Malta Library without any notice to the authorised user.