"Systematic" or "excessive" downloading of subscription database or e-journal content, either manually or by using an automated  program is a serious violation of the licensing agreements between the service providers and the University. The service providers can terminate the access for the University and such behavior not only affects individual, but also all users in the University.

Definition of Excessive Downloading

Here are some example of what the service providers mean by "excessive downloading":

Other License Violations

Other examples which would also violate the licenses include:

If you have questions about any of these issues, please feel free contact us (Tel: 2806-5114 / Email: libinfo@hksyu.edu)