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Shrinkwrap licenses for CDs, DVDs, etc.
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- Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 21:17:21 -0400 (EDT)
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Dear Colleagues: At some point, several years ago, perhaps even on this list, one or more librarians described a process whereby your library encloses a letter with orders to vendors for items that tend to come with shrinkwrap licenses (i.e., ones that you can't even read until you tear open the wrapping -- and tearing open the wrapping signals some kind of agreement).
Such a letter notifies the supplier that the Library abides by fair use and will do so regardless of what the shrinkwrap license may say. The library asks that the supplier notify it if such a use is not acceptable.
If you use such a form letter with your orders (or a form e-mail message), can you share the language with the rest of us?
Many thanks, Ann Okerson/Yale Library
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