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Copyright & Permissions for Newspaper Digitization

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General Copyright Information

  • Copyright and permissions Crash Course: University of Texas Libraries
  • Understanding Copyright - Digital Public Library of America
  • Copyright and Fair Use - Office of the General Counsel Harvard University  - The guide set forth below is available in PDF here: Copyright and Fair Use: A Guide for the Harvard Community. You may also read frequently asked questions concerning copyright and privacy for more information.
  • Copyright and Other Restrictions That Apply to Publication/Distribution of Images: Assessing the risk of using a P&P image (Prints and Photographs Reading Room, Library of Congress) - Guidelines for assessing the rights status of images in the Prints & Photographs Division collections and assessing the risk of using images whose rights status is unclear (Prints and Photographs Reading Room, Library of Congress)
  • Copyright Records : Free Texts : Download & Streaming : Internet Archive -  Welcome to the Catalogs of Copyright Entries This ongoing project presents records of copyright ownership from the United States Copyright Office for the period from July 1891 through December 1977. The Catalogs of Copyright Entries (CCEs) are published compilations of copyright registration...
  • Library Digitization Projects and Copyright - Part I - Introduction and Overview |
  • Orphan Works - U.S. Copyright Office

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