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Alisa Wynn

IUPUI SLIS L595 – Electronic Materials for Children and Young Adults
Dr. Annette Lamb
Summer Session I, 2007
May 16, 2007

Exploration of Licensing Issues of Three Databases

Information about Women and Social Movements,


Basic Edition ProQuest Newsstand Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center

Publisher of
Database Alexander Street Press ProQuest CSA Thomson Gale

Weblink to
Publisher's
Homepage http://tinyurl.com/2sb3zu http://tinyurl.com/2ywf82 http://www.gale.com/

Many packages available depending on need of the Subscribing Entity. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center is the premier database covering
For instance, in 2004, "[o]f the 562 titles [offered], 292 have current, full- social issues, such as Gun Control, Genetic Engineering, Censorship,
text coverage. Many titles have no content later than 1997 ( Endangered Species, and Terrorism. Opposing Viewpoints Resource
http://tinyurl.com/2gzexa). IUPUI's University Library describes its Center brings together viewpoint articles, contextual topic overviews,
“...[I]deal for teaching U.S. history. It is organized around document subscription to ProQuest Newsstand as providing "selected full text for 25 government and organizational statistics, biographies of social activists,
projects, each posing a new interpretative question and then providing 20 national and international newspapers. The database also contains full text court cases, profiles of government agencies and special interest groups,
to 50 primary documents that address the question, together with an television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for more than newspaper and magazines articles, primary source documents, images,
interpretive introduction and headnotes, bibliography, and related links.” ( 200 regional (U.S.)...[including] full-text content of the Indianapolis Star and a collection of subject-indexed Web sites. It takes its name from the
Description of http://tinyurl.com/3apqsw) from 1997 to the present (http://tinyurl.com/3aw5qg). For current renowned Opposing Viewpoints print series published by Greenhaven
Database packaging information in detail, refer to http://tinyurl.com/2yfohy. Press, an imprint of Thomson Gale. (http://tinyurl.com/28pken)

Weblink to
License http://tinyurl.com/34d62w http://tinyurl.com/2zxaeg http://tinyurl.com/2xk86o
Agreement
Remote Access: "Authorized Users who use remote access to access such Licensed
Free, By For all Subscribing Entities: If allowed by subscription, remote access Content may do so from home or another location as long as the proper
Password, or by Academic Site: Remote Access Via Authentication System/Password; may be provided via “user identification numbers and passwords, IP security procedures are undertaken by the Subscribing Institute that will
Library Card Public Library: No Remote Access, Free/On-site Use Only; K-12 address verification or other secure method of user verification” prevent remote access by unauthorized users" (Gale Group License
Number? Schools: Free/On-site Use Only (WASM License Agreement) (ProQuest License Agreement) Agreement).

“'Authorized User' of the Licensed Contents are defined as... [1]...All


currently enrolled full or part-time students; currently employed faculty
(whether on a permanent, temporary, contract or visiting basis), teaching
“Authorized Users at academic sites are the Customer's currently enrolled “If your subscription allows you to provide remote access to the Products, staff, administrators, staff, patrons and employees regardless of the
full- or part-time students, employees, faculty, staff, affiliated researchers, you will limit access to the Products to Authorized Users...through the use physical location of such persons... [2]...Remote patrons whose access to
distance learners, visiting scholars; remote access is for the previously of user identification numbers and passwords, IP address verification or the Licensed Content is authenticated by a secure server or other system...
listed Authorized Users and only if access is through an authentication other secure method of user verification...[Authorized Users are defined [3]...Walk-ins. Patrons not affiliated with Subscribing Institute who are
Definition of system that limits usage to Authorized Users. Walk-in patrons may access as] currently enrolled students, faculty and staff in addition to walk-in physically present at Subscribing Institute’s site(s) and are permitted by
Patron: Academic the data only while physically present at the Site.” (WASM License patrons and visiting scholars while on-site.” (ProQuest License the Customer under the terms of this Agreement to access the Licensed
Site Agreement) Agreement) Content from designated terminals" (Gale Group License Agreement).

“If your subscription allows you to provide remote access to the Products,
you will limit access to the Products to Authorized Users...through the use
of user identification numbers and passwords, IP address verification or
other secure method of user verification...[Authorized Users are defined
Definition of “Authorized Users at public library sites are the Customer’s patrons as]...library staff, individual residents of a reasonably defined geographic
Patron: Public holding valid library cards, employees, and staff. Users must be physically area in addition to walk-in patrons while on-site.” (ProQuest License
Library present at the Site.” (WASM License Agreement) Agreement) Same as Definition of Patron: Academic Site

“If your subscription allows you to provide remote access to the Products,
you will limit access to the Products to Authorized Users...through the use
of user identification numbers and passwords, IP address verification or
other secure method of user verification...[Authorized Users are defined
Definition of “Authorized Users at K-12 schools are the Customer’s employees, staff, as] ...currently enrolled students, faculty and staff in addition to walk-in
Patron: K-12 and students. Users must be physically present at the Site.” (WASM patrons and visiting scholars while on-site.” (ProQuest License
Schools License Agreement) Agreement) Same as Definition of Patron: Academic Site

“Subscribing Institute may not use any data or documentation received


from the Licensed Content except as expressly provided in this
Agreement and except as permitted by U.S. Copyright Law and CONTU
guidelines, which law shall govern the use of all data and documentation
received from the Licensed Content…The Subscribing Institute shall use
You [the subscribing entity] will limit such use to the customary services all reasonable efforts to restrict and control unauthorized access to the
provided to patrons and you will not re-distribute the materials retrieved Licensed Content. The Subscribing Institute agrees to notify Gale if it
“Subject to the restrictions contained in Article 5 below, the Customer is from the Products or provide access to the Products to other libraries or becomes aware of any of the following: (a) any loss or theft of the
hereby granted a non-exclusive license to use the Product(s) in way that is third parties either directly or indirectly, unless specifically authorized by Subscribing Institute’s passwords(s); (b) any unauthorized use of any of
consistent with U.S. Fair Use Provisions and international law, and to ProQuest...[ProQuest] shall not restrict your use of the materials under the the Subscribing Institute’s passwords(s) of the Licensed Content; or (c)
make limited numbers of hard or electronic copies for research, education, doctrines of “fair use” or “fair dealing” as defined under the laws of the any breach by an Authorized User of the terms of this Agreement.  Upon
Some Notable or other non-commercial use only; for more extended use, the Customer United States or England, respectively...Subject to Publisher Restrictions, becoming aware of any breach of the terms of this Agreement by an
Restrictions in must obtain prior consent in writing from ASP or the relevant IP.” you may link to search results or materials contained in the Products Authorized User, the Subscribing Institute agrees to work with Gale to
Terms of Web Use (WASM License Agreement) licensed to you. correct such practices " (Gale Group License Agreement). 

“The Product(s) may be used by the licensed number of simultaneous


users for which the Customer has paid...The Product(s) will be stored at
one or more locations in digital form. If the Customer has paid for an
annual Web subscription, Authorized Users will be granted access to
these location(s). If the Customer has purchased perpetual access to the
Product(s), ASP will provide the Customer with the data contained in the
Product(s) on a CD-ROM or magnetic tape, which the Customer can
either archive or load onto a local server to be accessed by the Customer's
search and retrieval software...The Customer will receive updates to the
Product(s) for which the appropriate fee has been paid. If the Customer
fails to comply with any of its responsibilities under this Agreement, the
Customer may be denied any and all future updates, without precluding
ASP from seeking any other remedies...Women and Social Movements: Information RE: Pricing: (1) "For pricing or more information about this
Basic Edition and Scholar's Edition are available for one-time purchase of product...Call your Thomson Gale Representative: 1-800-877-4253...[or]
perpetual access, or as an annual subscription. Please contact us at Send an e-mail: gale.galeord@thomson.com (http://tinyurl.com/6cua5);
sales@alexanderstreet.com if you wish to begin a subscription or to "The UQL Cyberschool offers all Queensland high schools discount
request a free 30-day trial...” (WASM License Agreement) “[Alexander access to Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Please contact the UQL
Street Press recognizes] that many libraries have very limited budgets, so Cyberschool for current prices...You have a choice for subscriptions: 2
we have subscription prices on a sliding scale, making the collections You will pay the fees for the Products as shown on the applicable Fee concurrent users...5 concurrent users...15 concurrent users...30 concurrent
affordable to everyone. Here too, we listen to customers carefully. We Schedule, attached invoice, or accepted purchase order. If you are users...unlimited users" (http://tinyurl.com/2eyaje); (3) [Example of
recently added additional discounts in consideration of very low FTE. obtaining access to Products on a fee-per-article basis, ProQuest may Pricing] "Cost: $1,100 First Time Only Customers...Renewals, contact
(http”[Alexander Street Press recognizes] that many libraries have very update and supply revised per-article fees to you from time to time. You Jeff Jensen at the number below" (http://tinyurl.com/2f6kc5); (4) Pricing
limited budgets, so we have subscription prices on a sliding scale, making will pay the fees for the Products within thirty (30) days of your receipt of seems to be based upon a Flat-Fee Subscription
Cost Involved for the collections affordable to everyone. Here too, we listen to customers the ProQuest invoice. Firm U.S. Government orders require a valid (http://tinyurl.com/yvynpb); (5) Gale offers database bundles, group
Different Levels of carefully. We recently added additional discounts in consideration of very purchase order and advance payment or payment in accordance with FAR purchases and national deals--for example, refer to
Access low FTE.” (http://tinyurl.com/2k9ab8) 52. (ProQuest License Agreement) http://tinyurl.com/yox6r2

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