GAMESS User License Agreement

All GAMESS requestors MUST agree to the following license agreement which covers all versions of GAMESS (source code, and binaries for Windows, Macintosh and ChemOffice).

With regard to the ab initio quantum chemistry code GAMESS, together with its associated graphics and utility programs, with which you have supplied me a copy, I agree to the following conditions:

  1. I will not supply a copy of the code to anyone outside my institution or corporation for any reason whatsoever. Instead, I will refer any requests for copies of the program to you at ISUQCG. This in no way limits my making of copies of the code for backup purposes, or for running on more than one computer system at my institution or home.
  2. I understand that copyright or ownership rights to GAMESS are retained by ISUQCG and contributors to the GAMESS package. I will not incorporate any part of GAMESS into any other program system, either for sale or for non-profit distribution, without written permission from ISUQCG,
  3. I understand that no large program such as GAMESS can be considered to be bug free, and accordingly the ISUQCG supplies the GAMESS software on an "as is" basis, with no additional responsibility or liability,
  4. If results obtained with GAMESS are published in the scientific literature, I will reference the program from the article:
    G. MJ. Barca, C. Bertoni, L. Carrington, D. Datta, N. De Silva, J. E. Deustua, D. G. Fedorov, J. R. Gour, A. O. Gunina, E. Guidez, T. Harville, S. Irle, J. Ivanic, K. Kowalski, S. S. Leang, H. Li, W. L., J. J. Lutz, I. Magoulas, J. Mato, V. Mironov, H. Nakata, B. Q. Pham, P. Piecuch, D. Poole, S. R. Pruitt, A. P. Rendell, L. B. Roskop, K. Ruedenberg, T. Sattasathuchana, M. W. Schmidt, J. Shen, L. Slipchenko, M. Sosonkina, V. Sundriyal, A. Tiwari, J. L. Galvez Vallejo, B. Westheimer, M. Wloch, P. Xu, F. Zahariev, M. S. Gordon J. Chem. Phys. 152 154102 (2020).
    Using specific methods included in GAMESS may require citing additional articles, as described in the manual. I agree to honor the request to cite additional papers, as appropriate. See HERE For proper citation etiquette.
  5. This license is considered a "Research Group" license. Thus anyone directly associated with your research group is covered by the license and may share your copy of GAMESS on all of your group's computer resources.

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