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Putting up a copy of an article on an intranet "for all to access" is
almost certainly a copyright violation. Putting up a link to the
appropriate database or ejournal authenticated by a proxy or linkout is
almost certainly not. In between those two almost certainties are an
infinity of maybes and conditionals.

http://www.copyrightlaws.com/digital/10-0-digital-copyright-issues/

touches on this from a couple of directions.



On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 12:34 PM, Trumbo, Geraldine R CIV USARMY MEDCOM AISR
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> To expand this question, and this just came up a few minutes ago here.
> What about an agency that puts a PubMed link on its intranet and that
> PubMed link has LinkOut links that enable access to the full text article
> due to IP recognizance?
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> I'm sure this has been discussed before but I am being asked if a dept can
> put an article our hospital's intranet for all to access & then discuss.
> They would change the article monthly. I'm thinking this would violate
> copyright. Any ideas are welcome!
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