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Finding Primary Sources: Copyright and Primary Sources

If you intend to reproduce or publish primary sources, for example, placing images on a website, always make sure that you have the correct permissions regarding copyright. This is true both for materials you may have consulted in person at a repository, as well as for digitized materials you may have consulted on the Web. Some materials may be in the public domain, and therefore no longer subject to copyright restrictions. Some types of research fall under the Fair Use provision of U.S. Copyright law. The following resources may be helpful in your efforts to determine your own copyright situation.

Resources for Copyright Information