Associated Medical Institution Memorandum of Understanding

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

This understanding is made as of ___________ by and between _______________________________________, herein known as the OhioLINK medical institution, and the Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK).

 

1.0 Purpose
1.1 The purpose of this memorandum is to specify the terms under which OhioLINK medical institutions can provide access by associated, non-OhioLINK medical institutions to certain OhioLINK services.
1.2 The purpose of the access by associated, non-OhioLINK medical institutions is to allow OhioLINK medical institutions to meet their teaching obligations through the use of other hospitals and medical institutions or to fulfill obligations within their communities to further their institutional missions.
1.3 It is not OhioLINK's intent through this memorandum to act as a general provider of information services to the medical community outside the purposes stated above.
2.0 OhioLINK General Obligations
2.1 OhioLINK installs, operates and maintains a central site facility which provides access from each OhioLINK medical institution's campus to the union catalog and other databases mounted at the Central Site. Provided capacity and capacity planning will recognize the additional needs of the authorized associated medical institutions.
2.2 OhioLINK provides support with central funds to the Ohio Academic resources Network (OARnet) to provide reliable backbone and Central Site capacity for OhioLINK related telecommunications traffic to and from the central system to each member campus. Provided capacity and capacity planning will recognize the additional needs of the associated authorized institutions.
2.3 OhioLINK will provide the OhioLINK central catalog and other databases as itemized in Appendix A to authorized associated institutions upon notification by an OhioLINK medical institution as noted below.
2.4 These databases will be provided to the member institutions at prices in Appendix A. These will be effective until further notice and will not change without six months notice unless specifically related to a change in a vendor license fee being assessed to OhioLINK.
3.0 Medical Institution Obligations
3.1 Submit to OhioLINK a copy of Appendix B for each institution for which it is seeking access.
3.2 Control through logins on its local INNOPAC access only to the authorized databases and access only up to the authorized simultaneous use levels.
3.3 Provide all training, password management, communications and user support directly to the authorized institution.
3.4 Pay directly to OhioLINK the Appendix A prices for the level of access desired in Appendix B for each institution. ALL payments will be made for annual or pro-rated July to June time frames at the start of each annual period. Increases to access levels can be made any time. Reductions will be effective at the start of the next July annual period. Access will continue each year unless advised otherwise.
3.5 Obligate authorized institutions to vendor licenses as provided by OhioLINK to the OhioLINK medical institution.

 

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