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Copyright Guide

In this section, the UT Southwestern Health Sciences Library and Digital Learning Center (Library) has summarized the usage rights of select licensed resources based on available information. As the Library cannot confirm the 100% accuracy on the usage rights, it is recommended that you use the provided information as a starting point. Review the resource's usage and copyright policies under “About Us,” “Frequently Asked Question,” “Terms and Conditions,” “Terms of Use,” “Copyright” or “Contact Us” before downloading the media.

For more information, see Electronic Resources - Responsible Use.


UpToDate is a comprehensive, evidence-based clinical information resource, designed to give practical answers to clinicians at the point of care. Access is available for faculty, staff, students, residents, and fellows of UT Southwestern Medical Center, thanks to funding from the Office of the Dean, UT Southwestern Medical School.

UpToDate contains more than 37,000 pictures, figures, tables, graphs, algorithms, and videos. Instructions on searching for and using images such as exporting graphics into Microsoft PowerPoint are located on the help page.

All UpToDate material is protected by copyright. Please consult:

Permission to Reproduce or subscription and license agreement for specific details.