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CNFULL STN Usage Terms 

The following database producer's special conditions for use of his database(s) apply to your use of the CNFULL file on STN.

I. General Part

1. Scope
Section 2 to 4 of these conditions apply to all databases offered via STN Karlsruhe as far as no differing regulations are specified under II. Special Part.

2. Customers
A customer is an individual or an institution (i.e. a legal body such as a university, public authority, company) for whom online access has been ordered.

3. Search Results
All rights are reserved. Search results delivered online or offline are only for internal (own) use of the customer. No written permission of the database producer is required if search results delivered to the customer in computer-readable form are used only for internal purposes of the customer, i.e. printed, processed, modified, or linked with other data (e.g. for creating a database). The customer must observe the copyright of the database producer.

Enter HELP SHARETERMS at an arrow prompt (=>) or visit for detailed information on the STN Information Keep & Share Program, which allows Recipients to purchase the right to archive and / or redistribute search results from STN databases for internal re-use.

Results from searches carried out by the customer on request, or on behalf of individuals or institutions (see under 2.) outside his own institution (third parties) may only be given to them for explicit internal use. The transmitted search results must include the database producer's copyright. For safety purposes, the customer may keep a copy of the results obtained from a search carried out for third parties.

The customer must obtain database producer's specific written permission for any further uses of search results obtained for third parties, particularly for the transmission of search results in electronic form or their distribution in hardcopy, e.g. sale, loan, license, or free of charge.

The customer must do his/her best efforts in preventing a theft or inadvertent illicit dissemination of the records.

4. Warranty and Liability
The database producers shall use their best efforts to deliver correct information in their databases, however, they do not accept warranty and liability for completeness, accuracy and timeliness unless set out differently in II. Special Part.

II. Special Part

There is a limit of 50,000 full records in this database that are allowed for display or download per calendar year per Loginid.

If customers would like to display or download more records they are required to indicate their intention in written form to FIZ Karlsruhe and Questel in order to negotiate the conditions. Without explicit agreement from FIZ Karlsruhe and Questel, the limit of 50,000 full records per calendar year and loginid must not be exceeded.

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