eGranary Digital Library License
This license agreement covers the content of the
eGranary hard drive, not the hardware itself.
This license agreement between the WiderNet Project and the undersigned eGranary
Digital Library subscriber outlines the obligations of
both parties with respect to owning and operating an
eGranary Digital Library.
The undersigned subscriber is the organization or
individual that has acquired the eGranary for purposes
of using the content or offering the content to patrons
via an intranet. If this agreement has been
generated from a Web interface, a hard copy of this
agreement will be provided upon delivery of the hard
drive with the eGranary Digital Library.
PROTECTING THE COVENANT WITH RESOURCE CONTRIBUTORS
The contents of
the eGranary Digital Library are to be made available at
no cost to patrons. This does not preclude the
subscriber charging reasonable fees for conventional
infrastructure, computer usage, and logistical services,
but there should be no charges levied for use of the
The subscriber may make eGranary Digital Library
materials available to their community via an intranet,
but under no circumstances make the materials available
to users outside their community via the Internet.
For clarification: an intranet is a private computer
network that uses Internet protocols and network
connectivity to securely share part of an organization's
information or operations with its members, whereas the
Internet is a worldwide mesh of interconnected computer
networks that is accessible by the public.
belong to the original authors and/or publishers.
eGranary Digital Library materials must remain in their
original form, including all citations, copyright
information, author information, and credits. Use of
copyrighted materials in the eGranary Digital Library
must be in a matter consistent with fair academic use,
and not copied or used without proper credit and/or
permission from the copyright holder.
The eGranary Digital Library may not be copied and
distributed without explicit written permission from the
UPDATING, MAINTAINING, REPORTING and PROMOTING USE
Project will occasionally provide system updates to fix
problems or improve functionality of the eGranary
Digital Library. These updates will be provided for free
for one year after purchase. After one year, the
subscriber is responsible for shipping costs (if any.)
System updates will be available for free download from
the WiderNet Project's FTP site.
If purchased, the
WiderNet Project will provide regular content updates of
the eGranary Digital Library to the subscriber. It is
the subscriber's responsibility to receive and implement
these updates for their local community.
subscriber will provide the WiderNet Project with
up-to-date administrative, librarian, and technical
contacts. The WiderNet Project will not be responsible
to provide updates, technical support, or project
communications to subscribers with out-of-date contact
The subscriber will provide semi-annual
reports on the use of the eGranary Digital Library to
The WiderNet Project.
The subscriber will provide the
WiderNet Project with eGranary Web server logs on a
semi-annual basis. At the subscriber's request, the
WiderNet Project will provide a report analyzing the
results. All data collected from subscribers will have
identifying information removed before being provided to
the general public.
Subscribers are encouraged to add
their own content to their copy of the eGranary Digital
Library. Alterations to the eGranary hard disk may be
lost or damaged during content updates, repairs, virus
attacks, etc. It is the responsibility of the subscriber
to maintain an up-to-date archive of their custom
The subscriber will provide training for
local staff and patrons in the use of the eGranary
Digital Library. The WiderNet Project will provide
tutorials, promotional materials, and on-line help in
the eGranary Digital Library.
This agreement will terminate immediately upon breach of
or non-compliance with any of its terms.
If you agree to these conditions and would like to acquire a
copy of the eGranary Digital Library, please click "next."