Authcate: an Authcate account is the primary means for users to access Monash University computing services. It consists of a username and a password and provides access to restricted pages on the Monash website and other Monash resources which are protected by a password.
Commercial licence: a written commercial agreement between the University and the copyright owner (eg publisher/software company) setting out the terms under which the product/material may be used and the terms of remuneration. Commercial licences usually pertain to multiple items of copyright material that have been packaged together as a commercial product, eg journal databases.
Electronic resources: Databases, online journals, electronic books, online audio or video recordings, electronic datasets such as statistical information. Examples of electronic resources licensed by the Library may be seen at http://www.lib.monash.edu.au/databases/
Staff and Students of Monash University: These are defined in Statute 1.1 - Interpretation as follows:
'administrative officer' means an employee of the university not being a member of the teaching staff or a professor whether or not a member of the teaching staff;
'member of the administrative staff' means any person designated as such by the Council
'teaching staff' means those members of the staff of the university holding appointments, whether full-time or part-time, as professors, readers, associate professors, clinical associate professors, senior lecturers, lecturers, assistant lecturers and such other members of the staff of the university as are appointed by the Council to be members of the teaching staff
'students' means those persons who are enrolled at the university either as candidates for any degree or diploma of the university or to pursue any subject or unit of the course for such a degree or diploma but does not include any student of another institution who is pursuing any subject or unit by arrangement between the university and the other institution, and does not include any person who:
(a) has qualified for the degree or diploma or has completed the subject or unit, as the case may be;
(b) has been excluded from the university pursuant to the statutes or regulations;
(c) has had his candidature terminated pursuant to the statutes or regulations;
(d) has not for any academic year or other period of study re-enrolled by the date for re-enrolment specified by the registrar; or
(e) has given to the registrar signed written notice of discontinuance.
Walk-In-User: Anyone who comes into a campus library to use electronic resources through a dedicated library workstation. Public access workstations use a guest log in to allow access to electronic resources without the allocation of an individual Authcate account for each user.