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Disclaimer :

  • In most cases we have obtained permission to digitize the text(s) from the authoritative agencies/publishers/individuals and provide open access to the texts through this repository. If the agency is not recorded or otherwise the case may be, either such an authority is not mentioned in the printed book or the rights holders did not respond to our frequent letters; and we consider that the document is rare, out-of-print and should be preserved. All queries regarding such documents may be addressed to Also, we have archived public domain books which are of interest to this project.
  • On the receipt of proof of copyright violation, public access to the relevant item will be removed immediately. We will respect take-down notices.

Metadata policy of SBA :

    For information describing items in the repository
    • Anyone may access the metadata free of charge.
    • The metadata may be re-used in any medium without prior permission for not-for-profit purposes provided the repository is mentioned.
    • The metadata must not be re-used in any medium for commercial purposes without formal permission.
    For full-text and other full data items
    • Anyone may access full items free of charge.
    • Copies of full items generally can be reproduced for personal research or study, educational, not-for-profit purposes.
    • Full items must not be harvested by robots except transiently for full-text indexing or citation analysis.
    • Full items must not be sold commercially in any format or medium without formal permission of the copyright holders of the documents.
    • Some full items are individually tagged with different rights permissions and conditions.
    • This repository is not a publisher; it is only an online archive.