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Copyright and Use Policies

It is The TMC Library’s policy to strictly comply with copyright laws. It is a violation of this policy for users to copy, duplicate, install, electronically forward, distribute or use copyrighted works including but not limited to software, images, data, sounds (including music) and multimedia works which infringes on the copyright of another. Improper copying includes but is not limited to electronic copying, downloading or transferring and printing copyrighted works via the Internet. For complete information on the use of resources, please see The TMC Library’s Acceptable Use Policy.

Electronic Resource Use

As part of its educational and research mission, the McGovern Historical Center makes available via digital versions of certain items from the collection. This material is to be used for personal or research use only. Any other use, including but not limited to commercial or scholarly reproductions, redistribution, publication or transmission, whether by electronic means or otherwise, without prior written permission, is prohibited. The McGovern Historical Center will grant or withhold permission on a case by case basis, and a usage fee many be required depending on the type of proposed use. For permission requests, contact the McGovern Historical Center.

Copyright and other rights in the images, underlying encoded text, selection, indexing and display of materials are held by The TMC Library to the extent permitted by law. Users should be aware that materials made available on the Library’s website may be subject to additional restrictions. These restrictions include but are not limited to the rights of copyright, privacy and publicity. Such restrictions may be controlled by parties other than The TMC Library. Users are solely responsible for determining the existence of such rights, obtaining any permission(s), and paying any associated fees required for the proposed use.

The McGovern Historical Center has made reasonable efforts to secure any permission(s) needed in order to make available for personal or research use the materials found on the website. People who discover material that may represent a copyright infringement should report the allegation of copyright infringement by contacting the McGovern Historical Center.