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Acceptable Use for OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center Content


Authorized Users:


Students, faculty, staff, and walk-in library users of participating Ohio academic institutions.

Authorized Use:

  • for individual educational and research purposes
  • search and view the results of your searches on screen
  • print a copy of any record retrieved as a result of your search
  • generally, you may store on floppy disk or hard drive any record retrieved as part of your search, and later display it on screen or print it on paper.

Examples of Prohibited Uses:

  • you may not systematically transmit (either on paper or electronically) content to anyone not involved in education or research at an OhioLINK institution
  • you may not use for commercial purposes

Allowed Uses for the Electronic Journal Center:

  • Reserves: no restrictions within authorized uses, on the storage and printing of articles among authorized users; placement in local electronic reserve files and bookmarking from course web sites is allowed
  • Course Packs: inclusion of electronically-based articles in locally distributed print course packs is allowed
  • Sharing with non-authorized users: non-systematic sharing of articles by authorized users with non-authorized users is allowed

General Guidelines:


Content is provided by purchase or lease through the Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK).
Use is governed by the terms and conditions of the license agreement between OhioLINK and the database producer.
OhioLINK reserves the right to prohibit any use of the database which has adverse effects on use of the system by other users.

The points above offer general guidelines for acceptable use of licensed databases. If you have further questions, please contact info@ohiolink.edu.

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What and Where is Siegal?

The notation "Siegal" in the online catalog refers to the Aaron Garber Library of the Siegal College of Judaic Studies at 26500 Shaker Blvd. Cleveland OH 44122. The Aaron Garber Library is the academic library of the College and the central library of the Cleveland Jewish community. It includes 30,000 volumes, plus periodicals, language tapes, music and text CDs in English, Hebrew and Yiddish. The Library's electronic catalog is part of the online library system managed by Case Western Reserve University, and is included in OhioLINK, the statewide electronic academic catalog system. Online borrowing privileges are reserved for students registered at Siegal College. Community members are welcome to browse the catalog, visit the Garber Library and borrow materials.

For further information, contact by email, or call 216-464-4050 x131 or 132.

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