Permission to Publish Materials Held in Library Collections
- Copyright at Yale University
- United States Copyright Office
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- United States Copyright Law
Requesting Permission from Special Collections
If you would like to publish material that is held by one of Yale University Library's special collections repositories, please contact the repository directly for more information:
Terms Governing Use
Yale University Library and museums, among the world's leading research institutions, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity. Through its web sites, the Library and museums offer public access to a range of its collections through online exhibitions, archival finding aids, digital repositories, and the online public access catalog. Yale makes its photographs/digitized copies of public domain images openly available for reuse: https://lux.collections.yale.edu/content/open-access.
Yale University provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes only. Yale University makes no warranty that your distribution, reproduction or other use of these materials will be non-infringing. You are solely responsible for making legal assessments regarding the use of an item and securing any necessary permissions. The written permission of the copyright owners and/or holders of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. The Library endeavors when possible to provide accurate factual information about copyright owners and related matters in catalog records, finding aids, and other texts that accompany collections or individual items that may assist you in making necessary legal determinations. Please contact email@example.com if you have helpful information about any material included in these collections or if you believe the web site has not properly attributed your work or has used your material without necessary authorization.
Regardless of whether Yale University Library is the copyright holder, all published materials from its collections should contain the following credit:
Courtesy of the Yale University Library
The Library can arrange to have publication-quality facsimiles produced of materials held in its collections. Costs may be charged for this service.
NOTE: Requests for photographic reproductions not intended for publication can be placed through Get it @Yale: https://guides.library.yale.edu/getit.