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BiblioLine 30-Day FREE Trial Request Form

Thirty-day trials are offered at no cost to institutional libraries or research centres for most BiblioLine products. Please read below for the licensing rules governing trial periods.

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Note:  A limit of 10 records can be emailed per search session (period from log-on to log-off) during the free 30-day trial period. There is no limit for paid subscriptions.

Note:  The fields marked with a * are required

BiblioLine Title(s):
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Please provide complete information for all sections below. NISC will confirm this trial subscription to the contact person and email provided below prior to beginning your trial access to BiblioLine.
*Contact Person:
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END-USER TRIAL SUBSCRIBER ADDRESS
Please provide the following information about the individual/institution and physical site which will access BiblioLine.
First & Surname:
*Institution:
Department:
Street Address:
Address (cont.):
City/Town:
State/Province:
Zip/Postal Code:
Country:
Telephone:
Fax:
email:
URL:
  Notes/Special Instructions: (How did you hear about us?)
How did you learn about NISC Databases?
Product Brochure - Receipt in the Mail
  Ad in a Publication/Newsletter
             Publication Name:
  Product Review
             Publication Name:
  Conference - Registration Packet Insert/Program Ad
             Conference Name:
             Conference Date: (dd/mm/yy)
Press Release
Personal Reference
  Internet Searching
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Free Trial access is provided by logging onto BiblioLine using an User ID/Password combination. Please enter your choices for User ID and Password combinations. Confirmation of your User ID and Password will be sent to the email address entered for the contact person listed at the top of this form.

IP Filtering or User ID/password combinations are available for paid BiblioLine Subscriptions.

*User ID : Choice 1 -

Choice 2 -

User ID Tips:
  • Twelve (12) characters or less.
  • Any combination of letters (a-z) and/or numbers (0-9).
  • Not case sensitive.
  • You may want to provide a User ID that is descriptive of your institution.
*Password:
Write this down for safe keeping! Password will not be displayed again.
Password Tips:
  • Twelve (12) characters or less.
  • Any characters.
  • Not case sensitive
BEGINNING DATE OF TRIAL SERVICE:

Please specify a proposed start date to begin your thirty day trial for the products selected above. Confirmation of the beginning trial date will be sent to the email address entered for the contact person listed at the top of this form.

*Proposed Trial Start Date:
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Please name three databases most used at your site:

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BiblioLine SERVICE - TRIAL LICENSE TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Your typed name below certifies that you have read and accepted the terms and conditions of use of the BiblioLine Trial License Agreement. Click here to review the BiblioLine Trial License Agreement. NISC reserves the right to refuse a trial to any individual or institution at NISC's discretion.

*Name: *Date: *Job Title:
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 BiblioLine Trial License Agreement - SEE BELOW 


 BiblioLineTrial License Agreement

A. PARTIES: The parties to this "License" are the Trial User, as licensee, and NISC, as licensor. "NISC" means an affiliate of NISC, Inc. This License provides for the use of NISC's BiblioLine Service and the database(s) provided therein and shall become effective between the parties upon the first access to the "Products" as defined below. For this License, the plural includes the singular and vice versa.

B. PRODUCTS: The "Products" subject to this agreement include: 1) The "Database(s)" - electronic databases made available on BiblioLine from NISC and its suppliers or Information Partners for which authorized access has been granted for a trial period. 2) The "ROMWright Software" - proprietary search-and-retrieval software developed and owned by NISC International, Inc. and any enhancements thereto. 3) The online help and/or printed documentation produced by NISC consisting of directions relating to the use of BiblioLine. And, 4) customer support services, via telephone, facsimile transmissions, or email.

C. LICENSED USE OF BiblioLine:

1. NISC hereby grants to Trial User and Trial User hereby accepts from NISC a non-transferable license providing for computerized access to Products via BiblioLine subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Trial License. Trial User acquires no ownership rights to the Products whatsoever, or any portions thereof, and all such rights remain with NISC. Title, as well as all applicable copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, or other intellectual proprietary rights of and to the materials in the Products are, and remain the property of NISC and NISC's suppliers or Information Partners, as applicable.

2. Trial User's uses of the Products are subject to any disclaimers and restrictions on usage that are indicated in Section D of this License or other restrictions that may be published by NISC. Neither the Products, nor any portions thereof, may be reproduced, transferred, or transmitted in any form or by any means without the written consent of NISC, except as expressly permitted by this License.

3. Trial User may use the Products only for internal purposes and shall not use the Products as a part of or as a basis of a database for commercial sale, access, or distribution software rental bureau , of timesharing arrangement. Trial User is not permitted to alter or duplicate the Products in any manner.

D. USE RESTRICTIONS OF BiblioLine:

1. General restrictions applicable to all Trial Users:

a) Products, or any portions thereof, cannot be duplicated, reproduced, transferred, prepared for commercial distribution, commercially exploited in any manner or sold.

b) The Products, including any portions thereof, shall not be exported outside of the territorial limits of the country in which the BiblioLine Service was originally delivered.

c) Passwords and User IDs issued to Trial User may not be used outside the territorial limits of the country in which they were originally obtained by Trial User without written consent of NISC.

d) Portions of the database may be printed or downloaded onto electronic/magnetic media (or other machine-readable form) for temporary use or storage only in conjunction with Customer's editing or re-formatting of data for purposes of making a single printout or report for internal or personal, noncommercial use in human-readable form. Electronic, machine-readable copies of data must be erased after use and/or copying and shall not be transferred, shared or accessed. The amount of data which can be downloaded during the trial period has been intentionally limited by NISC.

e) Trial User may not reverse engineer, decompile, attempt to disassemble, or reveal the proprietary programming techniques and structures used in the ROMWright software or BiblioLine Service, nor create derivative works based on the Products or any portions thereof. Trial User may not copy, capture, or otherwise use any of the graphic icons, images, or other aspects of the HTML encoded Web pages presented in BiblioLine as published and owned by NISC.

E. COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTION:

1. The products, including all portions thereof, are protected by copyright and other United States and International laws and conventions respecting proprietary rights. Unauthorized reproduction, transfer and/or use may be a criminal, as well as civil, offense under the law.

2. Some NISC documentation includes permission for copying or other use by Trial User. Under no circumstances may Trial User remove or obscure copyright notices contained on the documentation received or records or data obtained from Products through access to BiblioLine.

3. Trial User is responsible for the confidentiality and security of the password and User ID issued by NISC for access to BiblioLine services and Products. Trial User must notify NISC immediately in writing of lost or stolen passwords and User ID numbers.

4. The Products contain highly proprietary and valuable trade secrets of NISC and of its suppliers or Information Partners. Accordingly, it is acknowledged that unauthorized copying, transfer or use may cause NISC and/or its suppliers or Information Partners injury that cannot be adequately compensated by means of monetary damages. It is agreed that any breach hereof by Trial User may be enforced by means of equitable relief in addition to any other rights and remedies that may be available.

F. LIMITED WARRANTY, REPRESENTATIONS, AND RISKS:

1. Force Majeure: NISC shall exert its reasonable best efforts to ensure that BiblioLine is available at all times and that any scheduled down times are properly communicated to all customers. Although due care is used in providing NISC's BiblioLine service, NISC makes no warranty that the online service will be uninterrupted. NISC shall not be liable for any failure, delay, or interruption of service due to any unforeseen circumstances or circumstances beyond its reasonable control including, without limitation, electrical power failures, hard disk/magnetic or optical disc storage failures, war, acts of the public enemy, strikes, embargoes, civil disturbances, acts of God, fire, explosion, accident, delay or failure of suppliers or Information Partners, governmental actions, delay or failure of NISC's systems or carriers, delay or failures of the Internet, delay or failure of Subscriber's systems or carriers, or other difficulties with telecommunications networks, or software programs not in Products or any other failure beyond NISC's control, whether or not specified herein.

2. While NISC's Products are prepared using reasonable standards of care and while there are no indications or reasons to believe that there exist inaccuracies, viruses, or defects in the Products, NISC AND ITS SUPPLIERS OR INFORMATION PARTNERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXCEPT AS SET FORTH ABOVE, WHICH ARE IN LIEU OF ANY AND ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NISC AND ITS SUPPLIERS OR INFORMATION PARTNERS NEITHER ASSUME NOR AUTHORIZE ANY OTHER PERSON TO ASSUME FOR NISC AND ITS SUPPLIERS OR INFORMATION PARTNERS ANY OTHER LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE LICENSING OF THE PRODUCTS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT AND/OR THE USE THEREOF BY TRIAL USER OR THIRD PARTIES.

3. THE DATA AND SERVICES ON BiblioLine ARE PROVIDED "AS IS". NEITHER NISC NOR ITS SUPPLIERS OR INFORMATION PARTNERS WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR CORRECTNESS OF THE SEARCH-AND-RETRIEVAL SOFTWARE OR ANY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN ANY DATABASE OR PRODUCT AND ALL RESPONSIBILITY PERTAINING TO THE USE THEREOF UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IS HEREBY ASSUMED BY THE TRIAL USER. NEITHER NISC NOR ITS SUPPLIERS OR INFORMATION PARTNERS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF USE OF PRODUCTS (OR PORTIONS THEREOF), INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, EVEN IF AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF.

G. GOVERNING LAW:

This License shall be governed by the laws of the jurisdiction in which the Subscriber resides or, if not within the territorial limits of the United States, then by the laws of the State of Maryland, USA.

H. GENERAL PROVISIONS:

1. This License, and the license granted herein, may not be transferred or assigned by Trial User to any third party. Any transfer or assignment of this License shall be null and void and of no force or effect. NISC may assign this License hereunder without requirement for Subscriber's permission or approval.

2. This License is the entire agreement and supersedes any and all prior agreements and understandings. There are no representations, warranties, promises, covenants or undertakings, except as described herein.

BiblioLine is a service of NISC International, Inc.
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