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Download all or parts of the databases in a systematic or regular manner so as to create a collection of materials comprising all or part of the databases whether or not such collection is in electronic or print form. Notwithstanding the above restrictions, this paragraph shall not restrict the use of the materials under the doctrine of “fair use” as defined under the laws of the United States.