Mortimer Rare Book Room Terms of Use

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A Note on Use and Reproduction of Website Content

The materials available on this website are for research use only. Publication and/or broadcast in any form (including electronic) requires written permission from the Mortimer Rare Book Room and payment of applicable fees. For reproduction requests and permissions, please contact us.

For purposes of private study, scholarship, and research, you may reproduce (print out, photocopy or download) materials from this website without prior permission. If you are citing materials, please give proper attribution of the sources. (See below for appropriate forms of attribution)

Reproductions of materials on this website may not be made for or donated to other repositories, nor may they be further reproduced without written permission from the Mortimer Rare Book Room.

United States Copyright Law

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.

Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgement, fulfillment of the order would involve a violation of copyright law.

How to Cite Materials from the Mortimer Rare Book Room Website

When using a digital image or document from the Mortimer Rare Book Room website, please identify the item and acknowledge its source by clearly providing the name of the collection in which the item is located, followed by "Mortimer Rare Book Room", Smith College, Northampton, MA." Then give the URL (web address).