Please send a completed copy of this agreement to the publisher, Evolutionary Ecology Ltd., 6779 E. Edgemont St., Tucson, AZ, USA, 85710-1245.
Purpose: Evolutionary Ecology Ltd. wishes to make the Internet edition of its journal, Evolutionary Ecology Research, available on liberal terms for teaching, research and study to institutions that subscribe to the print edition of the journal and to their members. The agreement sets out the conditions under which you may legally access the Internet version of the journal.
Note: individual subscribers may not themselves subscribe to the Internet edition of the journal. But individual subscribers may use it if they are members of subscribing institutions that pay the Internet supplement, and
1- have been provided a password by the subscribing institution, or
2- access the journal from an IP address registered with Licensor.
License: Evolutionary Ecology Ltd. ("Licensor") hereby grants to the subscribing institution a non-exclusive license for access to and use of the Internet edition of the journal Evolutionary Ecology Research, including all issues in its Internet database during the period for which an institutional subscription and Internet supplement has been paid in full. The data base will include tables of contents, abstracts, and full texts with their tables and illustrations. Licensee may provide the Internet edition of the journal to authorized users as defined and permitted by the terms of this agreement.
Copyright: Evolutionary Ecology Researchis copyrighted by its publisher, Evolutionary Ecology Ltd. Copyrights in and to the various articles published in the journal are held by their respective authors. Owners have agreed to allow their articles to be transmitted by Internet according to the terms of this agreement.
Current employees, current faculty (permanent, emeriti and visiting) and current students of the Licensee, or persons who are physically present in the Licensee's facilities are all authorized users. There are no limits on the number of authorized users that may simultaneously use the journal.
The Licensee must be a single campus community and network, including lodgings and residences of students, staff and faculty, or else a single contiguous commercial office complex. Multi-campus, multi-office or licensing to consortia is not included in this license (contact the publisher if you wish to negotiate such a license). If the publisher at any time determines at its sole discretion that the range of IP addresses claimed by the Licensee includes more than a single campus or office complex, it may terminate this license, and Licencee's Internet access, without notice. The Internet supplement will not be refunded, and all licenses and other rights and privileges related to the Internet edition of the journal will cease.
Authorized & unauthorized uses:
Authorized users have the right and license to access, retrieve, display and make copies from the Internet edition of the journal solely for study, research and educational use in accordance with the terms of this agreement. Copying will be limited to making single copies of a reasonable number of articles (except in regard to coursepacks and reserve collections, where more than one copy is allowed). Licensee shall not permit anyone other than authorized users to use the journal, or display or otherwise make available the journal to anyone other than authorized users. Removal of copyright notices is prohibited.
Commercial reuse without permission of the Licensor is prohibited.
The Licensee may include copies (print or electronic) of items from the online database in: a) coursepacks in print or digital form for distribution to the authorized users for use in classroom instruction; b) in reserves or offprints collections set up by the Licensee's libraries for access by authorized users in connection with specific courses offered by the institutions. Copies of items in digital form which are included in online coursepacks; reserves or offprints collections must be deleted by the Licensee's libraries at the end of the terms in which the related course concludes.
Licensee may make interlibrary loans of articles from the Internet edition of the journal solely by way of paper copies, subject to the limitation imposed on interlibrary loans of paper copies, provided that the provisions of sections 37 - 44 (inclusive) of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 and section 108 of the United States Copyright Act and the guidelines developed by the National Commission on New Technological Uses of Copyrighted Works shall apply. If Licensee is found to be abusing this privilege for the purposes of document delivery services, they will be in breach of the terms and conditions of this license.
Systematic use or copying of all or part of the Internet edition of Evolutionary Ecology Research for the purpose of loan, resale, rental, or gift to any third party is strictly forbidden.
Downloading entire issues of the journal is strictly forbidden.
Licensee and its authorized users may not modify, adapt, transform, translate or create any derivative work based on any of the articles in the Internet edition of Evolutionary Ecology Research in a manner that would infringe any copyrights. No copyright notices in Evolutionary Ecology Research may be removed, obscured or modified in any way.
The Licensee may not alter, decompile or disassemble software used by Evolutionary Ecology Ltd. and its software providers.
Period of agreement: This license is valid during each calendar year for which the Licensee maintains a paid-up subscription to the print edition of the journal with Internet edition supplement. If payment ends, so will the Licensee's access to the Internet edition of Evolutionary Ecology Research (including access to all volumes of the journal published during the time the Licensee maintained its subscription to the Internet edition of the journal).
Availability & technical matters: The publisher will make all reasonable efforts to make the Internet edition of Evolutionary Ecology Research available 24 hours a day, excluding normal network administration and system down time. The publisher will make all reasonable efforts to assure that its Internet service provider performs at least as well as similar providers offering similar services to similar users. However, the publisher shall have no liability should access be suspended or interrupted.
The publisher does not warrant that the journal will be accessible in any particular hardware or software environment. At its own cost, Licensee will obtain all telecommunications and other equipment and software (together with all relevant software licenses) necessary to access the journal from the Licensee's site. This includes but is not limited to an Internet browser and a Portable Document File (PDF) reader.
Licensee will supply the publisher a list of valid IP addresses for authorized users. Licensee will inform publisher within 30 days of any change in its IP addresses.
Notice of changes: No modification or claimed waiver of any provision of this Agreement shall be valid except by written amendment signed by authorized representatives of Evolutionary Ecology Ltd. and Licensee.
Warranty: The publisher distributes the Internet edition of Evolutionary Ecology Research as a service without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
Notice of infringement by third parties:
The Licensee shall notify Evolutionary Ecology Ltd. of any actual, threatened or suspected infringement of the copyright or other intellectual property rights in any part of the journal or its contents and any third party claim that the journal or its contents infringes the intellectual property of any other person or party. The Licensee shall give Evolutionary Ecology Ltd. reasonable assistance in taking or defending proceedings relating to any such infringement.
Notice of breach & termination:
If either party breaches any term of this agreement, the other may send written notice of the breach including a description of all unacceptable actions. If the breach is not corrected within 30 days, the non-breaching party may terminate the agreement upon written notice. License fees will be refunded on a pro-rated basis for any payments greater than 90 days. Upon termination of this license, all privileges related to the Internet edition of the journal will cease.
Assignment & transfer:
Neither party may assign or transfer, directly or indirectly, all or part of its rights or obligations under this agreement without the prior written consent of the other party, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed.
Self-containment & partial invalidation:
This agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties and supersedes all prior communications, understandings and agreements relating to the subject matter hereof, whether oral or written.
All notices given pursuant to this agreement shall be in writing and may be delivered by hand or by overnight carrier, or shall be deemed received within five (5) business days after mailing if sent by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested. If any notice is sent by facsimile, confirmation copies must be sent as specified above. Either party may from time to time change its Notice Address by written notice to the other party.
If any provision of this agreement is determined to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, that will not invalidate any of its other provisions. Nevertheless, in the event of such partial invalidation, either the publisher or the Licensee may then end this agreement forthwith by written notice, but without any refund to the Licensee.
Resolution of disputes:
All claims, disputes and causes of action arising from or related to this Agreement shall be subject to binding arbitration to occur in Tucson, Arizona. Arbitration shall be by single arbitrator either agreed upon by each of the parties, or by each party appointing a representative who shall meet with the other party's representative and those two parties shall appoint the arbitrator. The parties shall have a reasonable opportunity for discovery. The prevailing party shall be awarded its attorneys fees, costs and costs of expert witnesses.
THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT is entered into by and between Evolutionary Ecology Ltd., and the Licensee specified below as of the Agreement Date.
Licensee Name: ______________________________________________________
Agreement Date: _____________________________________________________
Licensee Notice Address:
Licensee Primary Contact: (if different from Notice Contact)
Licensee Technical Contact: (contact responsible for providing IP information for access)
Evolutionary Ecology Ltd: Notice Address:
Attn: Carole Rosenzweig
6779 E. Edgemont St.
Tucson, AZ, USA, 85710-1245
Other Licensee Information
IP Addresses or domain ranges for computers on your campus: (Note: If IP information is not available upon completing this agreement, Evolutionary Ecology Ltd will contact the Technical Contact listed above to obtain the information and initiate access.)
IP Address(es) ___________________________________________________________
Are you currently using a proxy server to provide access to restricted resources? Yes_______ No _______
Do you have plans to do so in the future? Yes_______ No _______
Do you provide to users any other means of access to restricted resources from machines outside of your campus IP domain?
Yes_______ No _______
LICENSEE BY:_________________________________________________ NAME:
Evolutionary Ecology Ltd.