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WARNING! SpringerLink contains substantial amounts of additional eBooks and journal articles not owned by the library. Materials not owned by the library are marked with a yellow lock icon. These materials may be obtained for free via Interlibrary Loan.

There are no restrictions on downloading SpringerLink content purchased by the Thrift Library, or content labeled Open Content! Download as much as you like and keep it as long as you like.

Books may be located as either books or, more commonly, book chapters. Downloading is on a chapter by chapter basis.

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