MANITOBA TEXT BOOK BUREAU
130 - 1st Avenue West
P.O. Box 910
Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0
Tel: (204) 483-5040
(866) 771-6822 (MB & Sask.)
Fax: (204) 483-5041
A Special Operating Agency of Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth
Dear School Staff Members:
Your Division has participated in the “Partners Program Software Licensing” with MERLIN. The intent of this
program is to enable schools to maximize purchasing power, keep technology current, lower administration and ease
compliance with computer software licensing requirements. Included in this package is the opportunity to have select
software products available to faculty and staff under a “Work at Home Rights” agreement. This is available to
individuals at a very affordable price to use on their own computers to accommodate work from home.
The distribution and administration for the issuance of this software will be completed by The Manitoba Text Book
Bureau (MTBB). The software products currently available under this “Work at Home Rights” agreement are listed on
the order form.
In order to complete your order you must:
1. Complete the attached Teacher/Staff Order Form and Agreement
2. Ensure that your principal or vice-principal has signed verifying your employment and eligibility
3. Ensure payment is attached or indicated
4. Forward this to MTBB, Box 910 Souris, MB R0K 2C0 or fax to 1-204-483-5041.
Your order will be verified to ensure you meet all the purchasing eligibility requirements. If for some reason you do not
meet the requirements, your payment and application form will be returned. We will only fill orders that meet all of the
licensing requirements. They will be filled on a first come first serve basis.
School Division must have signed agreement with MERLIN and MTBB
Applicant must be employed by participating school and verified by way of signature of Principal/Vice-
Division number of authorized “Work at Home” licenses must not have been exceeded
Payment must be received
Customer orders will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. There will be a limited number of licenses issued for
For further information please call 1-866-771-6822.
To save costs and ease processing your school may be collecting order forms and sending them to the MTBB in one
package. Please check to see if your school is offering this mailing service to you.
The Manitoba Text Book Bureau
Teacher/Staff Order Form and Agreement
Work at Home Rights
Microsoft Partners Program
The Manitoba Text Book Bureau
Day Time Contact Phone Number: _____________________________________________
Division: __________________ ________________________
Work at Home Products:
Windows XP Pro English 5062 $16.00 _____
Office Pro 2003 Win32 English 5063 $16.00 _____
Office Mac Pro 10.0 English 5064 $16.00 _____
One NoteTM 2003 Win32 English 5069 $16.00 _____
Acceptable Use Policy
I certify that I am an employee of the Division indicated above, and as such I am eligible to purchase the Microsoft
Work at Home Rights for the above software. I understand that I have the right to run one copy of this product on a
home PC that I own or lease, for school-related purposes only and that I will adhere to the following terms and
Terms and Conditions for Work at Home Rights
The right to run the software is limited as follows:
1. You may not separate the components of software made up of multiple components by running them
on different computers, by upgrading or downgrading them at different times or by transferring them
separately, except as otherwise provided in the product use rights.
2. You may not rent, lease, commercially host or lend any copy of the software.
3. You may not reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the software
4. You may not make copies of the software and distribute them on media to your student users or
5. You are eligible to run an upgrade version of a Windows operating system if you have a valid license
for any previous Microsoft operating system or Macintosh operating system.
6. You are not licensed to use the Software for personal purposes.
7. You must remove the Software from your machine at the time of agreement expiration, termination or
if you leave the employ of the school division.
Signed _____________________________________________ Staff Member
I verify that the applicant is an employee of the School Division as indicated above.
Signed __________________________________________ Principal or Vice-Principal
Print name ___________________________________________
I have enclosed payment in the amount of $16.00 each plus GST & PST for a total of $18.08 each product. The product
will be bulk shipped to your school once per month in a group package.
Check or Credit Card Payment accepted.
Check* __ MC/Visa # ____________________________ expires _______
*payable to Manitoba Text Book Bureau
Or – I have included an additional $2.00 each plus GST a total of $2.12 each, for quick ship direct to the address below.
Return to: MTBB, Box 910, Souris, MB R0K 2C0 or Fax 204.483.5041 or your school may be collecting them and
submitting a group package.
** All sales final – non-refundable ** Limit one copy per title per person **