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When I open a PDF, why do I see a rights holder message instead of the full text record?

You may occasionally encounter the following rights notice: "This database normally includes full text of articles available from this publication. However, this particular article is not included at the request of the rights holder."

EBSCO licenses content from publishers. However, in certain circumstances the publisher may not hold rights to redistribute particular articles from specific authors. In these instances those articles are not covered under the licensing arrangement between the publisher and EBSCO and the full text is not made available on EBSCO databases. If the rights to those articles are obtained in the future, this notice will be replaced with the appropriate full text. If we are informed that the rights will not be available, the full text links will be removed from the Publication Details.