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Re: Online services to contiguous research parts


I haven't dealt with this particular situation, but recently I've received
inquiries from biotech and other technology companies about gaining access
to the California Digital Library licensed collections. I am beginning to
look at whether this is a feasible service for us to provide (on a cost
recovery-basis).  I'd be interested to hear from you about your forays
into this arena.

Cate Hutton
Director for Business Development
California Digital Library
University of California
300 Lakeside Drive, 6th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612-3550
(510) 987-0425  fax:  (510) 893-5212
e-mail:  cate.hutton@ucop.edu


At 11:43 AM 3/30/00 -0500, you wrote:
>The folowing message is forwarded from Paula Watson at the University of
>Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2000 17:37:03 -0600
>To: listproc@lists.yale.edu
>From: Paula Watson <pdwatson@uiuc.edu>
>Subject: Online services to contiguous research parks
>Dear all:
>The University of Illinois is actively pursuing construction of two
>research parks, one near its south campus and one near its north campus.
>The subject of provision of library services to the companies that may be
>located in them has been raised.  Obviously, the service of most interest
>would be access to the databases to which the library subscribes (and in
>some form so that the Library could pass on any additional costs to the
>companies involved).   I can think of many reasons why this might be
>exceedingly difficult to negotiate and am wondering if anyone out there has
>encountered this situation and worked out some kind of a solution.  Thanks
>for any advice.
>Paula D. Watson
>Director, Electronic Information Services
>University of Illinois Library, Rm. 246A, MC-522
>1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, Illinois 61801
>pdwatson@uiuc.edu; (217) 333-0318 (voice); (217) 244-4358 (fax)