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Copyright and Ownership

User Responsibilities

By their use of these digital items, users agree to follow these conditions:

    * all users have an obligation to determine whether their use of copyright protected material may be prohibited or restricted, or may be available for "fair use" under the copyright laws. (See WARNING below)

    * all users have an obligation to determine whether their use of material may violate privacy and/or publicity rights (see WARNING below)

    * materials may not be used for any commercial purpose without prior written permission from the contributing institution and the copyright owner (if not the contributor)

    * materials may not be re-published in print or electronic form without prior written permission from the contributing institution and the copyright owner (if not the contributor)

    * materials may not be mounted on an additional server for public use, or for use by a set of subscribers without prior written permission from the contributing institution and the copyright owner (if not the contributor)

WARNING: Users should be aware that materials made available through this website may be subject to additional restrictions including but not limited to copyright and the rights of privacy and publicity, of parties other than the contributing institutions. Users are solely responsible for determining the existence of such rights and for obtaining any permissions that may be necessary for the proposed use. If the copyright owner is not identified by the contributing institution, the contributing institution should be contacted for additional information.

 

The Cornell Copyright Information Center has a useful Website for determining the copyrights of items.

 

For more information about copyright for depositors to the IHDC click here.

 

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