- Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) sponsors an Electronic Information Resources Consortium (CEIRC), which negotiates and facilitates access to electronic resources for all 39 Australian universities, the 8 New Zealand universities and a group of 22 other organisations in Australia and New Zealand with interest in research resources (publicly-funded research organisations, government departments and higher education institutions.) See their eResources & Licence Management website.
- The Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) is a partnership of Canadian universities, dedicated to expanding digital content for the academic research enterprise in Canada. Model license agreement.
- Consortia Canada is a coalition of Canadian library consortia working together to licence electronic information resources of national interest and relevance.
- Current licenses offered by SURF, the collaborative organization of Dutch higher education and research in the field of network services and ICT. Formerly, a Covenant was offered between Scientific and Professional Publishers of the Dutch Publishers Association and the cooperative body Innovation Scientific Information Supply.
- New Zealand‘s Electronic Purchasing in Collaboration (EPIC) initiative provides New Zealanders access to electronic resources (e-resources) through a consortium of member libraries.
- Turkish National Site License: from ANKOS (Anatolian University Library Consortium), a standard license text and a paper explaining it.
- “TÜBİTAK EKUAL” (National Academic License for Electronic Resources) provides electronic information services, enabling research institutions in Turkey efficient and widespread access to electronic information resources of academic interest. National license agreements are made with the most prominent publishers and database producers of the world: http://cabim.ulakbim.gov.tr/ekual-english-home/about/ See also “Principles for Licensing” and “Model License” at: http://cabim.ulakbim.gov.tr/ekual-english-home/lisanlama-ilkeleri-en/.
- Four licenses/five agencies: The six licenses on this site have been developed for four different types of licensee by consultant John Cox, and are intended to be a model for libraries, publishers, and vendors negotiating licenses.
- NESLI is the UK National Electronic Site License Initiative. Helpful links include model licenses for librarians.
- American National Standards Institute (ANSI) site licenses.
- A Recommended Practice of the National Information Standards Organization, SERU, Shared Electronic Resource Understanding, from the NISO.
Last updated: March 19, 2016