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CDL Licensing Guidelines for Vendors

The California Digital Library strongly supports the International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC) licensing guidelines and requests that vendors and content providers follow them. The ICOLC web site includes information about the preferred practices for the selection and purchase of electronic information, guidelines for statistical measures of usage of web-based text resources, and other important documents.

CDL Standard Agreements and Checklists

CDL standard license agreement (for vendors)

Preferred license terms for all UC licenses for electronic resources.

License agreement checklist

Terms that must be addressed in a CDL license.

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