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Copyright and Usage Information

All images and materials included in UNCG Digital Collections are intended for personal, educational or research purposes only. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond what is allowed by fair use will require the written permission of copyright owners. While such determinations do not constitute legal advice, we have indicated what we believe or presume about copyright and rights of privacy, publicity, or trademark, by displaying one of the following rights statements within the description of each item in our digital collections:

Material that is known or presumed to be in copyright:

Most--but not all--of the materials are held by UNCG, but in order to determine the "owner" of the item, please look for the name that displays next to the "Contributing Instituion" tag for that item:

 

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If you wish to reuse the item, you should contact the institiution listed in the description for that item using the following links:

 

For items held by UNCG (the majority of the material in the collections):

For items held by other insitututions, please use the following contact links:

If you cannot find the contact foir the institution you need, please contact the Digital Projects Unit at UNCG.

Material that may or may not be in copyright:

As with the copyrighted material noted above, please contact the contributing institution listed in the item's description for assistance with these items.

Material that is known or presumed NOT to be in copyright:

Public domain items may generally be freely reused, although attribution is still requested. However, these rights statements are merely advisory, and it is your responsibility to make certain that the item may be reused in the way you want.

Material that is known or presumed NOT to be in copyright, but may be subject to other restrictions:

As with the copyrighted material noted above, please contact the contributing institution listed in the item's description for assistance with these items.

 

If you are the copyright holder:

Due to the nature of archival collections, we are not always able to identify this information nor to verify copyright status absolutely. We are eager to hear from any rights owners, so that we may obtain accurate information. Upon request, we will remove material from public view while we address a rights issue.

Requesting high-resolution images:

It may be possible to order higher resolution images of some of the items on this website. Again, you will need to contact the contributing institution listed on the item directly to obtain permission. Please note that this institution may not be UNCG.

 

Low-resolution images downloaded from the site may only be used for personal, educational or research purposes. High-resolution files may be obtained and used for editorial or commercial purposes upon payment of the appropriate reproduction fee and signing of agreement form. For more information please note the Digital ID of the item and contact staff at: http://library.uncg.edu/info/depts/scua/ or http://library.uncg.edu/dp/.

 

For more information about U.S. copyright law, please see http://copyright.uncg.edu/.

 

Nothing on this page or this website should be interpreted as legal advice.

 

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