Re: Roland Collection

Ralph Huntzinger (
Wed, 26 May 1999 18:53:55 -0700 (PDT)

Right of first sale -- if you buy it you can lend it (if you don't sign
those rights away). Commerce model suggests that 1) if they don't want to
sell it to you, they don't and 2) if you don't want to buy it, you don't.
Professionals don't get scammed.

On Wed, 26 May 1999, Leslie Andersen wrote:

> Hi all - I just received a call from the Roland Collection re an order I placed
> with them. I sent an order for several titles with their home use prices
> calculated. They are telling me I have to purchase from them at the
> institutional price which includes public performance rights. Obviously,
> I'm not interested in PPR for these titles as I only intend to lend them.
> They say I have to pay for *lending* rights. I explained to them that there
> is no basis in law for this. What does everyone else think? The price is
> twice as much for PPR. What do others do? Just pay it? Thanks for
> your input -
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Leslie Andersen
> Non-Print Materials Evaluator
> County of Los Angeles Public Library