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 February 06, 2002 [posted]
 
 
 New License Agreement for Non-U.S. Organizations for Use of MEDLINE® and Other NLM Databases Solely for Research Purposes
 
 

drop cap graphic of the letter T o accommodate requests by non-U.S. organizations, NLM has just created the new "License Agreement for Non-U.S. Organizations for Use of MEDLINE and Other NLM Databases Solely for Research Purposes." Under this license, the licensee's right to use MEDLINE and other NLM databases is restricted to internal use at the licensee's site(s) for research purposes. This non-U.S. research-only license excludes the following use: incorporation of NLM data or data derived from NLM data in any publicly accessible system whether fee-based or free; publishing or translating or creating derivative works from NLM data; selling, leasing, or otherwise making available NLM data or data derived from NLM data to any party outside the organization; and copying for any purpose except for back-up or archival purposes.

Both the standard license and the new non-U.S. research-only license are available at:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/license/license_agr.html

General information about leasing databases from the National Library of Medicine may be found at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/leased.html and you may contact Jane Rosov at janer@nlm.nih.gov if you have questions or need additional information.



By Jane L. Rosov
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Rosov JL. New License Agreement for Non-U.S. Organizations for Use of MEDLINE® and Other NLM Databases Solely for Research Purposes. NLM Tech Bull. 2002 Jan-Feb;(324):e4.

 


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