Guidelines for Internet Access to online Journal

Research-Technology Management


  1. COPYRIGHT: Unless otherwise noted, publisher holds the copyright on all materials published in journal, whether in print or electronic form, both as a compilation and as individual articles. All Journal content is subject to “fair use” provisions of U.S. or applicable international copyright laws.(
  2. REPRINTS: For permission to reprint Journal content beyond that permitted by Section 107 or 108 of the U.S. Copyright Law, contact the IRI offices at (703) 647-2580 or send an email with your request to Michele Taussig
  3. AUTHORIZED USE: Authorized users are permitted to reproduce or disseminate journal content within the parameters of applicable copyright law. The following uses are specifically authorized:
  • Downloading: Downloading, printing, or saving of Journal content for the purposes of research, teaching, and/or private study by Authorized Users is permissible. Systematic downloading (by robots or other automatic processes) is prohibited without explicit publisher approval.
  • Interlibrary Loan: Institutional subscribers may fulfill interlibrary loan requests from other institutions via fax or paper document delivery under CONTU (National Commission on New Technological Uses of Copyright Works) guidelines ( Redistribution of Journal content to non-authorized users in electronic or digital form is prohibited without prior publisher approval.
  • Accessibility: Institutional subscribers may transcribe any portion of Journal content into Braille script, enlarged type or other appropriate version in order to allow Authorized Users with disabilities to access Journals.
  • Course Packs: Institutional subscribers may use a reasonable portion of Journal content, in printed or digital format, in the preparation of course packs or other educational materials for Authorized Users.


  • Non-authorized users: Except as specifically provided elsewhere in these guidelines, Institutional subscribers are prohibited from making agreements for access to Journal content with individuals, organizations, vendors, affiliates, or partners who are not Authorized users.
  • Commercial redistribution: No direct commercial re-use (e.g. downloading, posting of a file, or printing to sell or distribute to any non-authorized user) of Journal content is permitted without prior, express written permission of publishers, Permission is granted, however, to provide a limited amount of print or electronic Journal content for purposes of regulatory approval, patent and /or trademark applications or other legal or regulatory purposes.
  • Removal of copyright notice: Institutional subscribers agree not to remove, cover, overlay, obscure, block, or change any copyright notices, legends or terms of use.
  • Modification: Institutional subscribers shall not modify or create a derivative work of any Journal content without the prior written permission of publishers.

5.  AUTHENTICATION: Institutional subscribers will make reasonable efforts to create and maintain appropriate security measures to ensure that only Authorized Users can access subscribed Journal content online.

  • Abuse: If institutional subscribers become aware of unauthorized access to Journal, they will notify publisher immediately and cooperate in locating and attempting to stop the specific individuals who are abusing the service.

6.  TECHNICAL ACCESS: Publishers intend for Journal web sites to be available 24 hours per, 7 days per week.

Institution Users

If you would like your Library to subscribe to Research-Technology Management, please use the Library Request form and submit to your Library.


If you are a Librarian and require additional information about Research-Technology Management such as site license quotes or back issues, please email Michele Taussig or call 703.647.2580.

IngentaConnect Users

If your library or institution is a frequent user of IngentaConnect to access other publications, you may access Research-Technology Management on IngentaConnect.  Make sure you register as an Institution user and follow the steps to activate your subscription.