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Re: Licensing Workshops

From:

Ricky Roberts <[log in to unmask]>

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The EDUCAUSE Software Licensing Issues Constituent Group Listserv <[log in to unmask]>

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Fri, 30 Mar 2001 10:26:34 -0700

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Very interested.  We have been recently lamenting our lack of mastery of
these issues.  Unfortunately, I don't have a lot to contribute, tho.

Ricky Roberts

Assistant Chief Information Technology Officer for
Client Computing and Training Support
Northern Arizona University
(520) 523-6950
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: The EDUCAUSE Software Licensing Issues Constituent Group Listserv
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Rodney Petersen
> Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2001 1:59 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [LICENSING] Licensing Workshops
>
>
> I am curious if members of this list think there would be
> sufficient interest
> in "Licensing Workshops" for individuals in higher education
> responsible for
> reviewing or negotiating software licenses.  I believe that the growing
> complexity of software licensing, including the influence of laws
> like UCITA
> and initiatives to reform the copyright act, warrant some serious
> professional
> development for IT staff, procurement authorities, and general counsel.
> Changing business models, potentially including the use of
> application service
> providers, also necessitate that we are both better educated and
> perhaps can
> speak from a common set of core principles when it comes to our
> negotiations
> with vendors.
>
> As some of you may know, the Association of Research Libraries developed
> regional workshops a few years ago in response to the growing
> dependence on
> licenses in the library setting that govern access to electronic
> databases and
> increasingly for use of digital materials.  Those workshops have been very
> successful.  More information about the ARL program, including a link to a
> useful set of "Principles for Licensing Electronic Resources", is
> available at
> http://www.arl.org/scomm/licensing/index.html
>
> If there is interest in the development of a similar for software
> licensing, I
> would be happy to present a proposal to EDUCAUSE and welcome the
> assistance or
> support of others who might be interested in shaping such a
> program.  Please
> share your reactions or ideas with the entire list or respond to me
> individually, if you prefer.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Rodney Petersen
> Director, Policy and Planning
> University of Maryland
>

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