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WRHA Virtual Library: Conditions of Resource Use

The WRHAVL provides information resources and services to eligible staff of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Licensing Statement for WRHA Resources

WRHA Virtual Library resources are licensed by the University of Manitoba on behalf of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and are for educational, research, and non-commercial use by the following WRHA Employee Groups:

Access to resources is governed by license agreements with resource providers; users must comply with the terms of the licenses. For more information on license terms please contact

For resources without specific licensing terms, a limited Fair Dealing amount of copying of material from the resources is usually permitted for education, private study, and research, among other purposes. It is the responsibility of each user to ensure that the bounds of Fair Dealing are respected. Users should read carefully any copyright or terms of use statements appearing within the resource and act accordingly. Where no statement restricting copying is evident, users should assume that, as a minimum requirement, they must comply with Canadian copyright laws.

For information about copyright at the University of Manitoba, see the Copyright Office website.

Generally Allowed Generally Not Allowed
Printing, downloading, or saving a single copy of a citation, abstract, or article for personal, non-commercial use. Excessive or systematic printing or downloading (e.g. whole journal issues, whole books)
Using licensed material for research, instruction, private study  Commercial use, selling or distributing licensed material
Posting persistent links to licensed materials Distribution or sharing material with persons who are not entitled to WRHAVL access

Remote use for those who are not entitled to WRHAVL access

  Remove or alter authors’ names, publisher copyright notices or alter, abridge, adapt or modify the materials.
  Mounting or distributing any part of the licensed product online