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Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives

Use, Publication, and Reproduction of Materials

Use and Publication of Materials

The University Libraries at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to supporting research, scholarship, and teaching involving the use of its special collections and university archives materials. The University Libraries does not require researchers to request permission from the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives to quote from published material, from photographic images, or from unpublished material (manuscript, letters, and drawings) in its collections. Special Collections and University Archives no longer provides letters of permission. However, we still recommend that researchers contact Special Collections and University Archives staff prior to using items in either publications or online exhibits. Special Collections and University Archives staff can be contacted by phone (336-334-5246) or email (scua@uncg.edu). When a researcher quotes from material in the collections for publication or distribution, Special Collections and University Archives requires citation as the source of text or images. In general, special collections materials should be cited as:

[Name of Collection], [Collection Number], Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Reproduction of Materials and Copyright

A portion of the material in the Special Collections and University Archives is either in the public domain or under external copyright. If researchers wish to quote, publish, reproduce, or otherwise make any use of an item in a collection that requires permission from the copyright holder(s) of the item, it is the researcher’s sole responsibility to obtain all such permissions. An excellent source on copyright is the Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States published by Cornell Copyright Information Center. Permission to examine materials or the sale of photo-duplication for scholarly research is not authorization to publish.