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The Products include materials that are commercial technical data and/or computer databases and/or commercial computer software, as applicable, which were developed exclusively at private expense by ProQuest LLC (f/k/a ProQuest Information and Learning Company and/or Cambridge Scientific Abstracts LP and/or ProQuest-CSA LLC) 789 E. Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI 48108. U.S. Government rights to use, modify, reproduce, release, perform, display, or disclose these technical data and/or computer databases and/or computer software are subject to the limited rights restrictions of DFARS 252.227-7202-3 (June 2005) Rights in Computer Software and Computer Software Documentation and/or subject to the restrictions of DFARS 252.227-7019 (June 1995) Validation of Asserted Restrictions - Computer Software, as applicable for U.S. Department of Defense procurements and the limited rights restrictions of FAR 52.227-14 (June 1987) Rights in Data-General, FAR 52-227-20(c)(2-3)) (March 1994) Rights in Data-SBIR Program and/or subject to the restricted rights provisions of FAR 52.227-15 (May 1999) Representation of Limited Rights Data and Restricted Computer Software and FAR 52.227-19 (June 1987) Commercial Computer Software-Restricted Rights, as applicable, and any applicable agency FAR Supplements, for non-Department of Defense Federal procurement.

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August 1, 2007

SUPPLEMENT

1. AARP Database

AgeLine is made available under an agreement with AARP. The database is copyrighted by AARP. All rights reserved. The AgeLine database is the property of AARP. Except for the download capabilities of the retrieval software used for visual access, its content may not be copied without AARP's express written permission.

2. AGRICOLA Database

The AGRICOLA Database is made available under an agreement with the National Technical Information Service. The information contained therein is compiled and distributed by the National Agricultural Library of the Department of Agriculture of the United States of America. It contains copyrighted material. All rights reserved (2005).

3. American Economic Association Database

EconLit is made available under an agreement with the American Economic Association, which owns the copyright in that database.

4. American Geological Institute Databases

GeoRef and GeoRef in Process are made available under an agreement with the American Geological Institute, which owns the copyright in those databases.

5. American Meteorological Society Database

Meteorological and Geoastrophysical Abstracts (MGA) is produced by CSA pursuant to an agreement with the American Meteorological Society (AMS). AMS owns the copyright in MGA.

6. American Theological Library Association Database

The ATLA Religion Database is made available under an agreement with the American Theological Library Association (ATLA), which owns the copyright in that database.

7. ASHP Database

International Pharmaceutical Abstracts is made available under an agreement with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc. ("ASHP"), which owns the copyright in that database.

8. BIOSIS Database

Zoological Record Plus is made available under an agreement with Biological Abstracts, Inc. ("BIOSIS"). It is copyrighted by BIOSIS and Zoological Society in London. All rights reserved. Material retrieved from Zoological Record Plus may not be used for commercial resale in any form or medium (electronic, paper, photographic film or otherwise) and the information derived from Zoological Record Plus is for Customer's use only. Information has been obtained by BIOSIS from public sources believed to be reliable. BIOSIS makes a diligent effort to provide complete and accurate representation of the bioscientific literature in its databases and services. However, BIOSIS does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of any information and BIOSIS MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. BIOSIS disclaims all liability for errors and omissions that may exist and shall not be liable for any incidental, consequential or other damages (whether resulting from negligence or otherwise) including, without limitation, exemplary damages or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of this database. Errors or omissions may be reported to Biological Abstracts, Inc., Two Commerce Square, 2001 Market Street, Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19103-7095.

BIOSIS is a registered trademark of Biological Abstracts, Inc.

9. CERAM Database

The World Ceramics Abstracts component of Ceramic Abstracts/World Ceramics Abstracts is made available under an agreement with British Ceramic Research Limited, which owns the copyright in that database.

10. Chartered Institute of Management Database

IMID: Institute of Management International Database is made available under an agreement with the Chartered Institute of Management, which owns the copyright in that database. Downloading is permitted for private study and research and not for commercial gain.

11. CINDAS Databases

The TPMD (Thermophysical Properties of Matter Database) and the MPMD (Microelectronics Packaging Materials Database) are made available through an agreement with CINDAS LLC (CINDAS). The material available in these databases and the software used to navigate and utilize the features of these databases are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and are owned by CINDAS or are used by permission. Customer may not use, copy, modify or distribute TPMD or MPMD except as provided herein. Customer may not translate, decompile, reverse engineer or adapt TPMD or MPMD or any related software, except as specifically permitted by law.

12. COS Scholar Universe Database

COS Scholar Universe is made available under an agreement with ContentScan LLC, which also makes the database available on its own platform under the Scholar Universe name. All content in the database is protected by copyright, and is owned or controlled by the party credited as the provider of the content (as to the content) or by ContentScan, LLC (as to the compilation, categorization, integration, and interpretation of the content).

COS Scholar Universe contains links to other related World Wide Web Internet sites. Neither CSA nor ContentScan, LLC is responsible for the availability of these outside resources or their contents. Customers should direct any concerns regarding any external link to the site administrator or Webmaster of such site.

13. Copper Development Association Database

The CDC (Copper Data Center) Database is made available free of charge under an agreement with the Copper Development Association Inc., which owns the copyright in that database.

14. Earthquake Engineering Abstracts Database

Certain materials incorporated in the Earthquake Engineering Abstracts Database are Copyright © 1971-2003 The Regents of the University of California (REGENTS). All Rights Reserved.

IN NO EVENT SHALL REGENTS BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE DATABASE, EVEN IF REGENTS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

REGENTS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE DATABASE IS PROVIDED "AS IS."

15. Elsevier Science Database

Plant Science (including Plant Science Backfiles), the databases created by Elsevier Science B.V., are copyrighted by Elsevier Science B.V., and all rights are reserved.

Material retrieved from Plant Science may not be used for commercial resale in any form or any medium (electronic, paper, photographic film or otherwise) and the information derived from Plant Science is only for Customer's use. No part of the materials furnished or data retrieved may be copied in print or machine-readable or digital form or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means for any purpose without the prior written permission of Elsevier Science B.V., except that limited reproduction of no more than 5 (five) copies of printed output is permitted for use exclusively within Customer's organization only. Elsevier Science B.V. represents that Plant Science was formulated with a reasonable standard of care and in conformance to professional standards in the field. Except with respect to the foregoing and as otherwise specifically provided in this document, ELSEVIER SCIENCE B.V. MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO PLANT SCIENCE AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS. CONSEQUENTLY, ELSEVIER SCIENCE B.V. CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE USE OF PLANT SCIENCE. IN NO EVENT WILL ELSEVIER SCIENCE B..V. BE LIABLE FOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

No responsibility is assumed by Elsevier Science B.V. for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a matter of (products or services) liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any methods, products, instructions or ideas contained in the material in Plant Science.

16. Emerald Group Publishing Limited Database

Computer Abstracts International Database is made available under an agreement with Emerald Group Publishing Limited, which owns the copyright in that database.

Content within the Computer Abstracts International Database is classified and keyworded using the Association for Computing (ACM) Classification Scheme. The ACM Classification Scheme is © 1998, by the Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. Permission to make digital or hard copies of part or all of this work for personal or classroom use is granted without fee provided that copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage and that copies bear this notice and the full citation on the first page. To copy otherwise, to republish, to post on servers, or to redistribute to lists, requires prior specific permission and/or a fee. Request permission to republish from: Publications Dept., ACM, Inc. Fax +1 (212) 869-0481 or E-mail permissions@acm.org.

17. ERIC Database

The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.

18. FAO Database

Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts ("ASFA") is made available under an agreement with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), which owns the copyright in that database, on behalf of the ASFA Advisory Board.

19. Francis Database

The FRANCIS database is made available under an agreement with INIST DIFFUSION S.A., which owns the copyright in that database. Except as set forth in these terms and conditions, no part of this database may be reproduced or distributed in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of INIST-CNRS.

20. Idea Group Publishing Database

The Information Technology Case Studies database is made available under an agreement with Idea Group Publishing, which owns the copyright in that database.

21. Index Islamicus Database

Index Islamicus is made available under an agreement with Brill Academic Publishers, which publishes the database under an agreement with the Cambridge University Library. The Cambridge University Library and Brill Academic Publishers own the copyright in that database.

22. J. Paul Getty Trust Database

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals is made available under an agreement with the J. Paul Getty Trust, which owns the copyright in that database.

23. London School of Economics Database

IBSS: International Bibliography of the Social Sciences is made available under an agreement with the London School of Economics and Political Science, which owns the copyright in that database. Content is indexed using keywords that are copyrighted by the British Library of Political and Economic Science.

24. MicroPatent Database

MicroPatent Materials Patents Database is made available under an agreement with MicroPatent LLC, which owns the copyright in that database. Resale in electronic form of any data from this database is expressly prohibited without prior written consent from MicroPatent.

THE MICROPATENT DATABASE IS PROPRIETARY TO MICROPATENT AND OTHER VENDORS. CUSTOMERS ARE EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED FROM RESELLING IN ELECTRONIC FORM ANY OF THE DATA CONTAINED IN THE DATABASE WITHOUT THE PRIOR APPROVAL OF MICROPATENT. NEITHER MICROPATENT NOR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES WARRANTS THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE DATABASE OR THE RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE DATABASE.

CUSTOMER'S SOLE REMEDY FOR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED OR ALLEGEDLY CAUSED BY ANY ERROR, OMISSION, DEFECT OR OTHER PROBLEM IN THE DATABASE SHALL BE TO TERMINATE CUSTOMER'S SUBSCRIPTION THERETO. IN NO EVENT WILL MICROPATENT OR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY INVOLVED IN CREATING OR PRODUCING THE DATABASE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE DATABASE OR OUT OF THE BREACH OF ANY WARRANTY OR ANY OTHER CAUSE.

Customer agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless MicroPatent, its affiliates and respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising out of Customer's use of the Database.

25. Modern Language Association of America Database

MLA International Bibliography, Directory of Periodicals and Thesaurus are made available under an agreement with Modern Language Association of America. They are the property of the Modern Language Association of America, and are proprietary to it. Access is provided only for reference purposes. Any other use including, without limitation, commercial use or exploitation, sale or sublicensing, of all or part thereof is strictly prohibited.

26. NASA Thesaurus

Customers that subscribe to the Aerospace Database also have access to the NASA Thesaurus Hierarchical Listing ("Thesaurus"); the Thesaurus may be used as a retrieval aid for the Aerospace Database. The NASA Center for AeroSpace Information created the Thesaurus and provided it to CSA for this use.

There is a list of controlled, index terms (descriptors) unique to the Aerospace Database that are not in the NASA Thesaurus. To facilitate searching, CSA has merged these terms into the NASA Thesaurus and has identified them by adding a scope note beneath every such term that reads "Unique to Aerospace Database".

Thesaurus data displayed as part of the Thesaurus Search feature may not be copied, downloaded or otherwise extracted. Requests for NASA Thesaurus data should be directed to the NASA Center for AeroSpace Information (help@sti.nasa.gov).

27. NCJRS Abstracts Database

The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database is made available under an agreement with the Department of Justice, which owns the copyright in that database. All rights are reserved. Use of the database is limited to the noncommercial, internal purposes of Customer's organization. Customer agrees that it will not copy nor license, sell, transfer, make available or otherwise distribute the database or any information contained therein to any entity or person, except that Customer may (a) make available electronic copies of the information internally, (b) allow its internal members to store, manipulate, and reformat the information, and (c) allow its internal members to make copies of the information, provided that such electronic and paper copies are used solely internally and are not distributed to any third parties. Customer shall use its best efforts to stop any unauthorized copying or distribution immediately after such unauthorized use becomes known. All information is provided AS IS. The provisions of this paragraph are for the benefit of the Department of Justice and its information providers, each of which shall have the right to enforce its rights hereunder directly and on its own behalf.

28. NLM Databases

MEDLINE and TOXLINE are made available under an agreement with the National Library of Medicine, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Customers may not prepare publications from the NLM databases for distribution except as such rights may be granted directly by NLM. Customer may not duplicate, resell or redistribute the NLM databases. Some materials in the NLM databases are from copyrighted publications of the respective copyright claimants. Customer is solely responsible for compliance with any copyright restrictions and is referred to the publication data appearing in the bibliographic citations, as well as to the copyright notices appearing in the original publications, all of which are hereby incorporated by reference. Downloading is permitted for personal use only.

29. NTIS Database

The NTIS Database is made available under an agreement with the National Technical Information Service ("NTIS"). The NTIS Database is compiled and distributed by the NTIS, U.S. Department of Commerce. It contains copyrighted materials. All rights reserved. (2005)

30. Paperbase/Pira Databases

The Paperbase/Pira collection of databases is made available under agreements with Paperbase International and Pira International, respectively. These organizations own the copyright to the databases (with the exception of Imaging Abstracts, which is owned by the Imaging Science Group of the Royal Photographic Society, but which Pira International represents). Prior written permission is required from the organizations for any use of the data contained in the databases beyond that allowed under the general terms and conditions to which this Supplement is appended.

31. Philosopher's Information Center Database

The Philosopher's Index Database is made available under an agreement with The Philosopher's Information Center.

Downloads and printouts of The Philosopher's Index Database shall be limited to one thousand (1000) records per search.

Downloads and printouts of search results are limited to one for personal use only or as permitted by the Fair Use Doctrine of the U.S. Copyright laws. No commercial use or distribution of the search results is permitted without the express written consent of Philosopher's Information Center.

The Philosopher's Index database and all associated Records are copyrighted. Copyright ©, 1967 to 2005, Philosopher's Information Center. All Rights Reserved.

The Database is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. The Philosopher's Information Center does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, reliability, currentness, completeness, or otherwise of its contents. The Philosopher's Information Center acknowledges that the Database may contain errors, inaccuracies, and omissions, despite its best efforts to the contrary and does not warranty the Database to be otherwise.

CSA is authorized to provide on-site and remote access to any Authorized User. However, appropriate security measures should be taken to prevent remote access by non-subscribing institutions or by unauthorized users. Hence, subscribing public libraries are prohibited from allowing remote access over the internet to (i) employees of non-subscribing corporations and (ii) students, faculty members, and staff members of institutions of higher education. Corporations and institutions of higher education are geographically separate sites and should take out their own subscriptions for the benefit of their employees and/or students. This prohibition does not limit use by patrons while in the public library.

32. Plexus Publishing Databases

Biology Digest and Science and Technology Digest are made available under an agreement with Plexus Publishing, Inc., which owns the copyright in the information.

33. Rapra Technology Limited Database

Polymer Library (formerly Rapra Abstracts) is made available under an agreement with Rapra Technology Limited, which owns the copyright in that database.

The reduced educational license fee is only available for educational establishments on condition that the use of the database is limited to any student or persons authorized by the Customer for the purposes of the normal business of the Customer's organization, on the Customer's premises. Such use includes the following: (i) teaching; (ii) research; (iii) personal educational development; (iv) administration and management of the business of the Customer's organization; and (v) development work associated with any of the above.

What is excluded is (i) consultancy or services leading to the commercial exploitation of the database; and (ii) work of significant benefit to the employer of students on industrial placement or part-time courses. Note: "commercial exploitation" is the use of the database for monetary gain either by the Customer or an individual. Where the database is so used this must be a matter for written agreement with Rapra Technology Limited. Rapra Technology Limited may allow such use in return for acknowledgement of use of the database and/or for an agreed fee.

34. RILM Database

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is made available under an agreement with Repertoire International de Litterature Musicale, Inc. The database is copyrighted by the Repertoire International de Litterature Musicale, Inc. and RILM Abstracts. All rights are reserved.

35. Sage Publications Databases

Communications Abstracts and Criminal Justice Abstracts are made available under agreements with Sage Publications, Inc., which owns all right and title to the content in the databases.

36. TWI Database

Weldasearch is made available under an agreement with TWI, which owns the copyright in that database.

June 21, 2006