Michigan State University

Access to Elsevier digital content will be unavailable on Saturday evening, August 1st, during a systems upgrade beginning at 6:00 PM Eastern Time and continuing for up to five (5) hours. Among materials affected are the following frequently-used resources: ScienceDirect, Scopus, Engineering Village, Mendeley, SciVal, Reaxys, and Embase.

Copyright Resources

The MSU Library is committed to honoring copyright law and to assisting University faculty, staff, students and affiliates in the legal use of protected information. The materials and links accessible from these pages are intended to provide users with an overview of copyright law and answers to frequently asked questions. While the MSU Library cannot give legal advice, the Copyright Librarian can attempt to provide more in depth answers to particular copyright questions. In addition, the Library offers a free permissions search service that contacts copyright holders for clients.

Questions about copyright law should be directed to the Library Office of Copyright, (517) 884-1960.

Questions about copyright permissions should be directed to Cecilia Malilwe, (517) 884-0868.