Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The Software Library ensures that NASA Headquarters has the required number of software licenses needed to support organizational requirements. This is limited to commercially available software products residing on computer systems in both development and production environments, including UNIX workstations/servers.
In order to fulfill this commitment, the Software Library performs the following functions:
- Processes and receives all orders for approved commercially available software
- Manages all software licenses
- Catalogs and retains master disks
- Provides software for installation on Headquarters computers
Pursuant to Title 17 of the U.S. Code, it is illegal to reproduce, prepare derivative works, or distribute copies of copyrighted computer software without authorization from the copyright holder. Such unauthorized activities may result in the imposition of civil or criminal penalties. To ensure compliance with the law, all software procured for and installed on NASA Headquarters computer systems shall have a VALID license.
Headquarters employees are not authorized to download any software, including shareware and freeware from the World Wide Web or other sources such as bulletin boards or install personal software on their Headquarters computers. All software installed on Headquarters computers is for the sole purpose of conducting Government business.