Digital Collections Rights Statements

The USF Libraries Digital Collections (http://digital.lib.usf.edu/) provides access to digitized versions of materials for private study, scholarship, and research in accordance with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.).  Materials in Digital Collections can be in the public domain, digitized with permissions from the copyright owner, or digitized in accordance with exceptions to copyright law for libraries (Title 17, §108 U.S.C.).

The USF Libraries sometimes undertakes digitization and digital object hosting projects subject to contractual terms and conditions that restrict access and/or use of the resulting digital materials.  Materials within digital collections resulting from such a project will have rights statements that reflect these restrictions and instructions for obtaining access.

If reproducing material from Digital Collections we request that you cite the source as follows:  [Item], Digital Collections, Tampa Library, University of South Florida. [URL]

Whenever possible, accurate information on the rights status and ownership of the materials is provided via the rights statements in the item record.  While some materials are included in our digital collections with Creative Commons licenses, most will include one of the following statements:

 

RIGHTS STATEMENTS:

The author retains copyright ownership of this item, which is made available for research and educational purposes. Permission to reuse, publish, or reproduce the object beyond the bounds of Fair Use or other exemptions to copyright law must be obtained from the author.

This object is protected by copyright, and is made available here for research and educational purposes. Permission to reuse, publish, or reproduce the object beyond the bounds of Fair Use or other exemptions to copyright law must be obtained from the copyright holder.

This item may be protected by copyright, and is made available here for research and educational purposes. The user is responsible for making a final determination of copyright status. If copyright protection applies, permission must be obtained from the copyright holder to reuse, publish, or reproduce the object beyond the bounds of Fair Use or other exemptions to the law.

The University of South Florida Libraries believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Item may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries.