The use of Library subscribed online resources is governed by licence agreements. Resources are licensed for use by 'authorised users', employees of the East and South Metropolitan Health Services (EMHS and SMHS).
It's usually OK to:
To share content with colleagues in EMHS and SMHS it is preferable to share a link rather than a PDF as this usage helps reflect true subscription use and value.
Widespread sharing can make if appear that a journal is not well used or valued and this influences renewal decisions.
Licence terms will usually not allow you to:
For more information, see also the Australian Copyright Council's fact sheet - Licences for Digital Resources
The Australian Copyright Council has very useful information.
If you are publishing something copyright is automatic though you can choose to release material under a creative commons licence (with a variety of variations on how open you choose for sharing).
In the UK, public sector information may be released under an Open Government Licence.
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