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Library Systems Newsletter [August 1990]

An exemption for nonprofit libraries and nonprofit educational institutions has been included in S. 198, the Computer Software Rental Amendments of 1989, a bill that prohibits the commercial rental, lease, or lending of computer software. The bill was passed by the Senate on May 1, 1990. Nonprofit libraries that lend software are required to place a notice on each software package notifying the user of the copyright obligations. Language in S. 198's report includes acknowledgment of the role of libraries in purchasing and lending computer software.

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Publication Year:1990
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Library Systems Newsletter
Publication Info:Volume 10 Number 08
Issue:August 1990
Publisher:American Library Association
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Notes:Howard S. White, Editor-in-Chief; Richard W. Boss and Judy McQueen Contributing Editors
Subject: Computer software -- renting
Record Number:4798
Last Update:2023-12-03 19:12:18
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00