Affiliated Hospital Memorandum of Understanding - OSU

Memorandum of Understanding

used with OSU

This understanding is made as of ___________________________________________by and between ________________________________________________________________, herein known as the affiliated institution, and ___________________________________________________, herein known as the host institution of the Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK).

The purpose of this understanding is to extend to the affiliated institution rights and obligations under the OhioLINK program. These rights and obligations are applied to the affiliated institution through the host institution as generally described in the attached Memorandum of Understanding as executed between the host institution (member institution) and OhioLINK with the following modifications:

1.0 OhioLINK Duties
These obligations are provided to the host institution who in turn makes these available to the affiliated institution.

  • 1.1 The initial local system hardware and software is sized to include the needs of affiliated institutions.
  • 1.6 Access to the central catalog or any other OhioLINK databases will be available to the affiliated institution on a fee or no-fee basis as applied to other OhioLINK institutions.
  • 1.7 OhioLINK will support the cost of physical document delivery services to deliver the document from an OhioLINK lending host institution to a receiving host institution on affiliated institution's behalf.

2.0 Member Institution Duties
Access to the local system hardware and software will be provided to the affiliated institution at the expense of the affiliated institution or host institution or OhioLINK as provided for in a separate subcontract between the affiliate and host institution.

  • 2.3 The affiliated institution is obligated to meet this requirement through provision of bibliographic, authority, and holdings records to the host institution. The affiliated institution's holding location(s) will be listed in the OhioLINK central catalog as a sub-location under the host institution.
  • 2.5 The affiliated institution will adhere to the circulation policies generally agreed to by OhioLINK members wherein each makes its collection generally available to the others and will be accorded equal treatment in borrowing and lending activities as any other holding location of the host institution.
  • 2.6 The affiliated institution will adhere to the electronic and physical document delivery policies that support the circulation policies noted on section 2.5. OhioLINK supported physical document delivery will be to the host institution on behalf of the affiliated institution. Upon mutual agreement the affiliated institution or host institution will be responsible for providing physical document delivery services between the local host institution and the affiliated library. The affiliated library will be responsible for providing its own peripheral equipment necessary for document delivery services.
  • 2.7 Affiliate institution participation in OhiolINK management and advisory activities will be through the representation accorded the host institution at the host institution's discretion.

APPROVED:


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Affiliated Institution
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OhioLINK_______________________
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