Re: Question About International Access to University's Databases Aline Soules 28 Oct 2003 23:21 UTC

It depends on the vendor and on your existing contract.  Some vendors
consider geographically different campuses separate entities; some
consider them under the overall umbreall of the college/university.
Regardless, the existing contract terms take precedence over all.

aline soules
California State University, Hayward

Washkevich, Peter wrote:
> Does anyone have any experience with this situation?
> Let's say you have subscriptions to periodicals databases (Wilson, Proquest,
> etc) and all of your College's and/or University's satellite locations also
> have access to the databases.
> Now, a new satellite location is opening up, overseas, in a foreign country.
> My question is, will the University be in compliance with the database
> licensing agreement if students in the new satellite location overseas have
> access to the databases?
> To put it another way, does taking your electronic subscriptions overseas
> and out of the USA generally require any special arrangements with the
> database vendors?
> Peter Washkevich
> Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
> Daytona Beach, FL