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Re: cd-rom licenses in electronic classroom

Eveline -- We're trying to work through the same issue, and have
discovered that SilverPlatter has a short list of about 10 of their titles
for which some accommodation can be made.  From what they have said, it
seems that the publisher is the key to this. 

Tim Jewell
Electronic Information Program
University of Washington Libraries

On Fri, 28 Feb 1997, Eveline Landa wrote:

> We just got a new electronic classroom with 12 workstations and 
> and want to use hands on exercises to teach how to use our databases.
> We are a small university and our network licenses are usually around
> 4-8 concurrent users.  So we cannot actually use all our workstations
> if we want to comply with licensing agreements. Same if we want to use
> cd-rom which is not on network. We can only make a demonstration.
> I'd be interested in feedback from anyone who has try to make 
> agreements with the cd-rom producers to be able, during the teaching,
> to increase this limit so our users can practiced.  
> Eveline Landa
> Bibliotheque des sciences
> Universite du Quebec a Montreal
> C.P. 8889 succ. Centre-Ville
> Montreal, P.Q.
> Canada, H3C 3P8
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