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RE: non-negotiation license question

I second that. We should absolutely call out vendors publicly. We
need to start working together more than we do.

Dave Schoen

--- On Tue, 5/3/11, Scott Stangroom <stangroom@library.umass.edu> wrote:

> From: Scott Stangroom <stangroom@library.umass.edu>
> Subject: RE: non-negotiation license question
> To: liblicense-l@lists.yale.edu
> Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2011, 6:21 PM

> Judy - Thank you for your comments. I appreciate what you're
> saying, and perhaps what I asked of Matt was crass.
> Nevertheless, what he reports speaks of the increasing
> arrogance and unprofessional nature of some companies who do
> business with libraries. I am not at all empathetic towards
> businesses whose practice it seems is to highjack copyright,
> and control our purses. Yes, I agree, praise when praise is
> earned, but I think we should also call out when responsibility
> is warranted. Otherwise we will continue to face more and more
> restrictive use terms, promises of confidentiality, and the
> deterioration of rights of fair use and the like.
> Scott
> ______________________
> Scott Stangroom
> Acquisitions Coordinator
> University of Massachusetts, Amherst
> W.E.B. Du Bois Library
> Acquisitions Dept.
> Amherst, MA 01003-9275
> stangroom@library.umass.edu
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-liblicense-l@lists.yale.edu
> [mailto:
> owner-liblicense-l@lists.yale.edu]
> On Behalf Of Schwartz, Judy
> Sent: Friday, April 29, 2011 6:48 PM
> To: liblicense-l@lists.yale.edu
> Subject: RE: non-negotiation license question
> Scott - probably if each one of us responded individually to
> Matt, he'd say. However it is always a tricky business to call
> out a particular vendor on any professional list - unless of
> course it's a positive response.
> Judy Schwartz
> Director of Library Services
> Trocaire College
> http://library.trocaire.edu