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Re: Interpreting Click-Through Licenses

Jennifer:  In general, when our licenses are silent on a given topic that
is covered in copyright law, we turn to copyright law (and adjunct
guidelines) as our default.  Ann Okerson/Yale University

On Tue, 7 May 2002, Jennifer Vigil wrote:
> I have recently taken an Electronic Licensing Class and have searched the
> web and monitored list serves but I have not been able to find out how
> people interpret Click-Through Licenses that do address such issues as
> Authorized Users, Interlibrary Loan, Remote Access etc... Over the past
> few years we have added online access to all our print titles and not all
> required a printed signed license, such Journals as Journal of Biological
> Chemistry or Journal of Experimental Medicine.  Issues relating to ILL and
> Users are not addressed in these journals instead all we have to refer to
> is the Proprietary Rights Notice or FAQ's.  How are most people handling
> this issue, if it's not addressed then it's okay?  We are a small
> non-profit research library and don't require formal licenses if one is
> not required by the publishers.
> Any feedback on what other libraries are doing or interpreting these types
> of licenses would be appreciated.
> Thanks in advance,
> Jennifer Vigil
> (858)646-3100 x3272