This article will help you complete your library product agreement with Sage, instructing on what is the best effective date to enter at the top of the agreement. When your library purchases a new product, the agreement requires signatures and an effective date to be entered, this will help identify the options to insert into the effective date. 

What should be entered as the effective date?

There are a number of options for what could be added as the effective date on your agreement with Sage:

  • Blank: You may leave this section blank and Sage will complete this section when both parties have signed with the date of Sage's signature.
  • Start of the Subscription Period: If there are subscription terms, you may add the start of the subscription period.
  • Date of signing: Alternatively, you may the effective date as the date signed by your institution.

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