Systematic Downloading of Electronic Resources

Systematic Downloading of Electronic Resources are strictly prohibited.

For example you must not:
  • Downloading with programs: "crawlers", "robots", "spiders" etc...
  • Downloading with download support softwares
  • Downloading all volumes or all articles of an specific journal 
  • Rapidly downloading one article after another

When a lot of download requests are send from one specific computer within a given period , it may be regarded as "Systematic Download" even if it is manually done.
The standard of allowable downloading depends on publishers or associations.

Please be aware that systematic downloading will cause the publisher to block entire community of users of University of Tsukuba from accessing our subscribed resources.